Confidential Information in UK Law

  • Inter-agency evidence sharing in competition law enforcement
    • Núm. 19-1, Enero 2015
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The
    While transnational antitrust enforcement is becoming only more common, the access to foreign-based evidence remains a considerable practical challenge. This article appraises considerations and co...
    ...... appraises con- siderations and concerns surrounding confidentiality, and looks into ways of their possible accommodation. It further ... the existing mechanisms allowing for inter-agency confidential information/evidence sharing in competition law enforcement. The article outlines the ......
  • Criminal infiltration of financial institutions: a penetration test case study
    • Núm. 13-1, Enero 2010
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 55-65
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the findings of a security research project commissioned by a financial institution to identify security breaches that could facilitate illicit acce...
    ...... breaches that could facilitate illicit accessto confidential information.Design/methodology/approach – Using penetration and social engineering ......
  • What is said in European Works Councils stays there. Confidentiality and how to cope with it
    • Núm. 41-6, Octubre 2019
    • Employee Relations
    • 1398-1418
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study how employee representatives in European Works Councils (EWCs) treat confidential information and how such strategies might improve the EWC functionin...
    ...... –The purpose of this paper is to study how employee representatives in European Works Councils(EWCs) treat confidential information and how such strategies might improve the EWC functioning.Design/methodology/approach –Building on interviews of several case studies of EWCs, this ......
  • Careless whispers: confidentiality and board-level worker representatives
    • Núm. 42-3, Marzo 2020
    • Employee Relations
    • 681-697
    Purpose: The article focuses on the role that ‘confidential information’ plays in relation to the work of board-level worker representatives, and their interaction with other worker participation m...
    ...... Slovenia, andMichael DohertyMaynooth University, Maynooth, IrelandAbstractPurpose –The article focuses on the role that ‘confidential information’plays in relation to the work of board-level worker representatives, and their interaction with other worker participation mechanisms. Thus, ......
  • Weaknesses of Adjudication in the Face of Secret Evidence
    • Núm. 13-1, Enero 2009
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The
    Since 2001, governments in Canada and the United Kingdom appear to have increasingly sought to use secret evidence in proceedings against individuals suspected of posing a security threat, relying ...
    ......First, the judge is precluded from hearing additional information that can come to light only if the individual or the public is aware of ... reliant on the executive to be fair and forthcoming about confidential information and to characterise accurately the case for secrecy. Thirdly, ......
  • Part 4: Confidentiality and the duty of disclosure (Sub‐group 4: Impact of the initiatives on other areas of the law)
    • Núm. 6-3, Julio 2003
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 248-254
    Examines the consequences of disclosing confidential information in the context of provisions of Sections 19 and 20 of the Terrorism Act 2002. Covers criminal law, intermediate law, and civil law, ...
    ......-group 4: Impact of the initiatives on other areas of the lawIntroductionIn this part the consequences of the disclosure ofcon®dential information are examined, in the lightof the provisions of ss. 19 and 20 of the TerrorismAct 2000. The Terrorism Act 2000, ss. 21A, 21Band 38B are not examined ......
  • The anti‐money laundering regime in the Republic of Nauru
    • Núm. 7-1, Enero 2004
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 75-83
    Describes how Nauru was put on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) list of countries which are centres for money laundering; in response to this, the Nauruan Parliament passed the Anti‐Money Lau...
    ...... EXISTING FINANCIAL SERVICESREGIMEThe Evidence (Con®dential Information)Act of 1976With this law, enacted shortly after Nauru gainedindependence ......
  • Recent Developments Regarding the Misappropriation Theory in Securities Fraud Actions
    • Núm. 5-4, Febrero 1998
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 381-384
    On 25th June, 1997, the US Supreme Court issued an important decision in which it endorsed an expanded theory of insider trading liability under the federal securities laws. In United States v O'Ha...
    ...... held, in a 6-3 decision, that a person who misappropriates confidential informa-tion for securities trading purposes, in breach of a duty owed to the source of the information, may be found liable for securities fraud under s. 10(b) of the Securities ......
  • Accountability of the ECB’s supervisory activities (SSM): Evolving and responsive
    • Núm. 26-1, Febrero 2019
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    This article develops a theory of accountability as a means of increasing regulatory effectiveness in complex policy environments and applies it to the supervisory powers that have been assigned to...
    ...... / European Central Bank has expanded and improved the information it provides to other European Union institutions and the public, and has ... assess the soundness of regulatory actions without access to confidential information. Therefore, this article proposes that the European Parliament ......
  • ‘Pretaliatory’ Enforcement Action for Chilling Whistleblowing through Corporate Agreements: Lessons from North America
    • Núm. 46-3, Septiembre 2018
    • Federal Law Review
    Studies have shown that potential whistleblowers are reluctant to report misconduct because they fear retaliation. In Australia, fear of retaliation is exacerbated for private-sector employees wher...
    ......whistleblowing,  the  breadth  of  confidentiality  undertakings  contained  therein  may  . ... legitimate  interests  in  protecting  confidential  information,  it  is  well-established  that  . ......
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