29 Jan 2020

Andrew Smith and Joseph Hume write for Bloomberg Law on US-UK cross-border investigations

Partner Andrew Smith and Associate Joseph Hume have written for Bloomberg Law in an article entitled ‘U.S.-U.K. Cross-Border Investigations: Frameworks for Cooperation’.

“As technology continues to shrink the globe and businesses seek fresh opportunities overseas, financial crime has become an increasingly cross-border phenomenon. Evidence, suspects, witnesses, and victims are ever more likely to be located in multiple overlapping jurisdictions. This creates both hurdles and opportunities for criminal law enforcement. To ensure that justice is done, new laws have been enacted—and existing laws interpreted—to facilitate better international cooperation among prosecuting bodies. This article explains some of the main legal frameworks for this cooperation.”

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