UK COURT OF APPEAL: SUSPECT UNDER INVESTIGATION HAS REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY

On 19 May, the Law Society Gazette reported that the Court had dismissed an appeal by a news agency barred from revealing the identity of a US businessman identified in documents concerning a bribery probe.  It said that those under investigation by law enforcement bodies have a reasonable expectation of privacy up to the point they are charged.  The case involved a leaked mutual legal assistance sent from the UK to a foreign government.

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/suspect-under-investigation-has-reasonable-expectation-of-privacy-coa-rules/5104320.article

 

 

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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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