SFO v ENRC: what did the Court of Appeal decide and what does it mean for lawyers?
The Covid-related performance of the SFO stands in sharp contrast to the FCA which, after a few technical hitches, seems to be up and running full steam with everyone working "as normal" remotely in our experience. They are being proactive on existing cases and we have seen a steady flow of new enquiries given the likelihood of misconduct and enforcement cases arising out of current tumultuous market conditions.
Louise Hodges, Head of our Criminal Litigation team has been quoted in the Financial Times on the processing of electronic evidence at this time of remote working.
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SFO struggles to process evidence during pandemic
Louise Hodges leads Kingsley Napley’s cross practice financial services team and internal investigations team. She is particularly well known for representing individuals subject to financial regulatory and/or criminal investigations for market abuse or market misconduct including insider dealing and misleading the market, mainly dealt with by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) or the SFO.
Partner and Head of Department
the doyenne of white-collar crime with real in-depth experience. She is highlighted for her no-nonsense approach and for delivering it straight."
Who's Who Legal: Investigations, 2020
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