KBR v. SFO: Implications for Overseas Document Production

Anti-Corruption Report

"The U.K. Supreme Court has handed down its much-anticipated judgment in the KBR case, R (on the application of KBR, Inc) v. Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2021] UKSC 2, unanimously ruling in February 2021 that the SFO’s powers under Section 2(3) of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 (CJA 1987) do not extend to compelling a foreign company located wholly outside of the U.K. to produce documents in the U.K. This article analyses the case and discusses its practical implications."

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Tom Epps  Partner London
Marie Kavanagh  Associate London