Shearman And Sterling

Event March 17, 2021

UK Business Crime Forum 2021

  • Webinar

In a world in which businesses face an ever-increasing compliance burden, the costs of failing to identify and manage business crime risks effectively have never been greater.

Through Shearman & Sterling’s UK Business Crime Forum – a regular, interactive webinar series – those doing business in the UK can stay abreast of the latest events at the major enforcement authorities, significant decisions and outcomes, and recent legislative, rulemaking, consultation and policy developments.

On 17 March, partners Jonathan Swil (London-Litigation), Thomas Donegan (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) and Philip Urofsky (Washington, DC-Litigation), Of Counsel Simon Dodds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) and senior associate Mathew Orr (London-Litigation) discussed a variety of topics, including:

  • Recent trends and patterns across the enforcement landscape
  • The UK Supreme Court's decision in R (KBR Inc) v SFO
  • Cooperation in criminal matters under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement
  • How the Biden administration could shape UK enforcement