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Tim Thompson
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Tim Thompson

Tim Thompson is a Managing Associate in the Business Crime Group, part of Mishcon de Reya's Fraud & Dispute Resolution team.To find out more about Tim, please click here.

Recent posts by Tim Thompson

R v E – Reasonable Lines of Enquiry, Disclosure and Terminating Rulings

In allowing an appeal against a terminating ruling, the Court of Appeal has provided helpful guidance in relation to the prosecution’s duty of disclosure and the meaning of what constitutes a ‘reasonable line of enquiry’. Case background The case concerned allegations that the defendant (who was the respondent to the appeal) had sexually assaulted his [...]

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White Collar Crime & Investigations - 9 months ago

SFO to expect interview notes of internal investigations

The Serious Fraud Office has intimated it will now routinely expect companies to hand over written notes from any interviews carried out as part of an internal investigation. These first account interviews are often obtained in order to advise on whether there is evidence of a breach of the law and may be conducted prior [...]

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Dispute Resolution, White Collar Crime & Investigations - 1 year ago

Credit for pleading guilty

The new rules A revised definitive guideline on reduction in sentence for a guilty plea now applies in any case where the first hearing is on or after 1 June 2017. This affects anyone over 18 – or any company – facing criminal proceedings in which there has not already been a court hearing. The [...]

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Dispute Resolution, White Collar Crime & Investigations - 2 years ago