Many firms are looking for ways to ensure individuals are treated fairly in an internal investigation. Linklaters partner Alison Wilson and managing associate Ben Packer argue that the much-maligned practice of “Maxwellisation”, borrowed from public inquiries, could offer a solution.
In this edition of Business Crime Quarterly we report on recent notable cases in the US, France and Germany, look at new policy initiatives in the UK and outline the findings of a recent global review of fraud and corruption.
In the light of greater political, media and public scrutiny, companies, and in particular
remuneration committees, must, more than ever, ensure that they are rewarding
directors appropriately for performance.