OVERSEAS PRODUCTION ORDERS

On 15th February, law firm Corker Bining published an article which says that the Crime (Overseas Production Order) Act 2019, which received Royal Assent on 12th February represents a dramatic step-change in cross-border criminal law enforcement.  The Act, the author says, answers the question: if electronic data is stored overseas, how can a UK investigator compel its disclosure in the UK?  Ministers have hailed the Overseas Production Order (OPO) as the speedy solution to the sluggishness of Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA).

https://www.corkerbinning.com/overseas-production-orders-important-and-interesting/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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