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).


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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