‘ENRC v. Gerrard’: Will International Investigations Ever Be The Same?

This panel discussion is organised along the lines of the 'BBC Question Time' format with the panelists making some initial comments about the implications of the 'ENRC v. Gerrard' judgment and then answering questions from attendees.Among the topics to be addressed are:
  • Is there a conflict of interest in a public authority acting as both investigator and prosecutor?
  • What duty of care should an investigator have in respect of a. information and documentation they receive in the course of their investigation b.the preparation and preservation of internal meetings/discussions/memos?
  • Should it make any difference whether the investigator is a private or public body?
  • Is "fee churning" a problem in the legal and investigative professions?
  • What role should a Compliance Group/Officer play in a) Internal investigations conducted by an organisation and b) Investigations conducted by lawyers on behalf of an organisation? c.investigations conducted by a public body?
  • What role should a director/partner/employee who is the central figure in alleged wrongdoing play in a) Any internal investigation into that wrongdoing? and b) Any legal proceedings relating to that alleged wrongdoing?
 
“'ENRC v. Gerrard': Will International Investigations Ever Be The Same?”, © 2022 OffshoreAlert. Recorded on October 18, 2022, at OffshoreAlert London. To learn more about future events, click here.

Speakers

Gary Miller

Gary Miller

Partner

Mishcon de Reya

Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe

Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe

Former Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner

Gareth Minty

Gareth Minty

Partner, White Collar Crime Group

Mishcon de Reya

Johanna Walsh

Johanna Walsh

Head of Investigations

Mishcon de Reya

Helen Hatton

Helen Hatton

Chairman

Central Associates

Alison Macdonald KC

Alison Macdonald KC

Barrister

Essex Court Chambers

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