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Amy Edwards

Senior PSL - Litigation

London

Edwards Amy
Amy Edwards

Senior PSL - Litigation

London

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Publications: 14 NOVEMBER 2019

Employee interviews in internal investigations

Recent developments in the U.S., UK and Germany have cast a spotlight on the interplay between corporate internal investigation interviews and investigations by, and cooperation with, the authorities. Interviewing company employees is often a key part of an internal investigation.

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Publications: 01 APRIL 2019

Growing pressure on technology companies to disclose customer data quickly

The U.S., EU and the UK authorities have taken steps to make it much easier and quicker for criminal investigators to access electronic data stored abroad.

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Publications: 01 APRIL 2019

Barrister wins right to see his bank’s suspicious activity reports

Lonsdale v National Westminster Bank [2018] EWHC 1843 (QB) (18 July 2018)

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Publications: 06 MARCH 2019

Company refused permission by English court to comply with U.S. document subpoena

The English court refused permission for claimants in English civil proceedings to disclose documents and witness statements (provided by the defendants) to the FBI for a separate U.S. criminal investigation into the defendants, despite the claimants (companies in the Hewlett Packard Group) arguing that the disclosure was required to comply with a U.S. Grand Jury Subpoena. The decision follows a number of recent cases highlighting the care required by a party seeking to use or pass on, voluntarily or under compulsion, documents disclosed or witness statements provided by an opposing litigant: ACL Netherlands BV (as successor to Autonomy Corporation Ltd) & Hewlett-Packard The Hague BV (as successor to Hewlett Packard Vision BV) & ors v Michael Lynch and Sushovan Tareque Hussain [2019] EWHC 249 (Ch)

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997