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White Collar Crime

06 August 2018
Nicola Roberts Reform of civil forfeiture orders

Jersey - Ogier

MONEYVAL's 2015 inspection of Jersey's anti-money laundering regime and its subsequent report issued in May 2016 encouraged Jersey legislators and regulators to actively prosecute more financial crime and, in particular, introduce a non-conviction-based confiscation regime to apply in parallel with the conviction-based system. The Draft Forfeiture of Assets (Civil Proceedings) Jersey Law is a paradigm shift in regulatory approach to achieve the objectives set by MONEYVAL.

Authors: Nicola Roberts, Leon Hurd
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Filiz Toprak Esin Attorney-client privilege in context of internal investigations

Turkey - Gün + Partners

In the absence of any clear guidance with regard to attorney-client privilege and white collar crime, the Competition Board's interpretation is a reference for future disputes and investigations. The board has held that companies subject to an investigation may refrain from disclosing their correspondence with their attorneys (and documents subject to this correspondence) provided that they explain who produced it and its purpose.

Authors: Filiz Toprak Esin, Muzaffer Atar
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