EU Data Privacy Laws Pose Disclosure Risks In Fraud Probes - Louise Hodges quoted in Law360

13 February 2020

Louise Hodges, Partner & Head of Department for the Criminal Litigation Team has been quoted in Law360 surrounding EU data privacy laws and the disclosure risks posed in fraud probes.

Britain's Serious Fraud Office has stepped up its call for companies to assist with investigations. The agency's new guidance calls for businesses to focus on preserving and providing material, digital and physical evidence and financial records and analysis.

Louise quoted:

But it's guidance is "silent on key areas" that will be of concern to the company, including data protection issues, which have become ever more complex with GDPR and in particular when looking at cross-border investigations."

This article was first published by Law360 on 11 February 2020. You can read the article in full by clicking here (subscription required).

Further information

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About the author

Louise Hodges is head of the criminal litigation team at Kingsley Napley and is particularly well known for representing individuals and companies or institutions subject to criminal investigations for financial crime, in particular bribery and corruption.


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