Alun Milford, Caroline Day, Áine Kervick & Phil Salvesen from our Criminal Litigation team have contributed to the International Comparative Legal Guide: Corporate Crime 2021 Fifth Edition.
They have authored the chapter for England & Wales and this covers the following content:
1) The decision to conduct an internal investigation
2) Self-Disclosure to enforcement authorities
3) Cooperation with law enforcement authorities
4) The investigation process
5) Confidentiality and Attorney-Client privilege
6) Data collection and data privacy issues
7) Witness interviews
8) Investigation report
This guide was first published by ICLG on 04 January 2021.
For further information raised in this news post, please contact a member of our Corporate Crime team.
About the authors
Alun Milford is a Partner in the Criminal Litigation team and specialises in serious or complex financial crime, proceeds of crime litigation and corporate investigations. He has particular knowledge and experience of issues surrounding corporate crime and deferred prosecution agreements. He joined Kingsley Napley from the public sector where, over a twenty-six year career as a government lawyer and public prosecutor, he worked in a wide variety of roles including General Counsel at the Serious Fraud Office, the Crown Prosecution Services’ Head of Organised Crime, its Head of Proceeds of Crime and Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office’s Head of Asset Forfeiture Division.
Caroline Day is a Partner in our Criminal Litigation team and specialises in complex fraud and financial crime. She acts in cases of serious fraud, money laundering, corruption and cartels and has advised individuals and companies subject of investigations and prosecutions by various agencies including the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) (formerly the OFT).
Áine Kervick is an Associate in the Criminal Litigation team with a wide range of criminal litigation experience. She provides advice and representation to individuals and corporates from the initial stages of criminal investigations up to trial. Her experience spans a range of industries and she regularly carries out internal investigations in corporate matters where there are allegations of wrongdoing and/or suspected criminality. She was part of the team working on the LIBOR II trial which involved allegations of a conspiracy to manipulate the LIBOR rate in which the client was acquitted after a trial lasting nearly 4 months.
Phil Salvesen is an Associate in the Criminal Litigation team who specialises in advising individuals and corporates in relation to criminal and regulatory issues. His cases frequently involve serious allegations such as fraud, market abuse, insider dealing, money laundering, false accounting, bribery and corruption, electoral offences and anti-competitive behaviour. Phil maintains a general crime practice and also advises on contentious regulatory issues in a range of other sectors, including matters involving the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Gambling Commission and CFA Institute.