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Amy Wilkinson

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Amy Wilkinson is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department.

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  • 2005 – LLB, University of Sheffield, Sheffield.
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Cor­por­ate Bribery: a sig­ni­fic­ant con­vic­tion 
Sum­mary The “Fail­ure to Pre­vent Bribery” of­fence, un­der Sec­tion 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 (the “BA”) makes cor­por­ates auto­mat­ic­ally li­able for bribery com­mit­ted by agents or em­ploy­ees, wheth­er...
SFO se­cures two fur­ther DPAs for UK Bribery Act of­fences
On 19 Ju­ly 2021, Mrs Justice May ap­proved two de­ferred pro­sec­u­tion agree­ments (“DPAs”) between the Ser­i­ous Fraud Of­fice (“SFO”) and two un­named UK lim­ited com­pan­ies. These DPAs come hot on the...
Man­aging in­vest­ig­a­tions: plan­ning pres­sures and pit­falls video series
With more in­tern­al re­port­ing of con­cerns with­in busi­nesses thanks to im­proved train­ing and con­trols, and with com­plex reg­u­lat­ory, crim­in­al and HR in­vest­ig­a­tions be­com­ing more com­mon­place, cor­por­ates need...
CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws
We are de­lighted to present the sixth edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws
The SFO’s Powers of Pro­duc­tion are not uni­ver­sal: Su­preme Court over­turns...
The UK’s Ser­i­ous Fraud Of­fice (the “SFO”) has unique stat­utory powers of in­vest­ig­a­tion, in­clud­ing the right to force dis­clos­ure of doc­u­ments and wit­ness testi­mony, but, says the Su­preme Court, those...
The SFO se­cures ap­prov­al of its ninth DPA with Air­line Ser­vices Lim­ited
In­tro­duc­tion On 30 Oc­to­ber 2020, the South­wark Crown Court (Mrs Justice May) ap­proved a de­ferred pro­sec­u­tion agree­ment (“DPA”) between Air­line Ser­vices Lim­ited (“ASL”) and the Ser­i­ous Fraud Of­fice...
SFO pub­lishes guid­ance on de­ferred pro­sec­u­tion agree­ments
In­tro­duc­tion On 23 Oc­to­ber 2020, the Ser­i­ous Fraud Of­fice (“SFO”) pub­lished in­tern­al guid­ance (the “Guid­ance”) on its ap­proach to de­ferred pro­sec­u­tion agree­ments (“DPAs”). Back­ground DPAs...
The SFO se­cures ap­prov­al of its eighth DPA with G4S Care and Justice Ser­vices...
On 17 Ju­ly 2020, Mr Justice Wil­li­am Dav­is ap­proved a de­ferred pro­sec­u­tion agree­ment (“DPA”) between G4S Care and Justice Ser­vices (UK) Ltd (“G4S”) and the Ser­i­ous Fraud Of­fice (“SFO”). This...
US De­part­ment of Justice fur­ther raises the bar for cor­por­ate com­pli­ance
Back­ground On 1 June 2020, the US De­part­ment of Justice (“DoJ”) Crim­in­al Di­vi­sion pub­lished up­dated guid­ance on the Eval­u­ation of Cor­por­ate Com­pli­ance Pro­grams (the “EC­CP”). Un­like pre­vi­ous...
Private pro­sec­u­tions: The be­gin­ning of the end for Nor­wich Phar­mac­al re­lief?
Back­ground Burford Cap­it­al Lim­ited (“Burford”), a lit­ig­a­tion fun­der, is lis­ted on the Lon­don Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Mar­ket (“AIM”) (a wholly owned sub­si­di­ary of the Lon­don Stock Ex­change) (the...
Su­per­charged crim­in­al dis­clos­ure or­ders to ob­tain over­seas data will soon...
The Crime (Over­seas Pro­duc­tion Or­ders) Act 2019 re­ceived Roy­al As­sent in Feb­ru­ary 2019. Its op­er­at­ive pro­vi­sions are not yet in force, but when they are, it will en­able UK au­thor­it­ies, without hav­ing...
Court of Ap­peal re­fuses lit­ig­a­tion priv­ilege for com­mer­cial set­tle­ment...
The Court of Ap­peal has provided fur­ther cla­ri­fic­a­tion re­gard­ing the scope of lit­ig­a­tion priv­ilege. In what was the first tele­vised ap­peal in the Court of Ap­peal, the court con­sidered wheth­er priv­ilege...