Author Archives: Jessica Parker

Jessica Parker comments in the media on Serco’s Deferred Prosecution Agreement

The Serious Fraud Office has announced that a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Serco Geografix Limited (SGL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Serco Group, has been approved in principle by Mr Justice William Davis. Partner Jessica Parker said: “Today’s announcement is a significant milestone for Lisa Osofsky. The appointment of a former US prosecutor was seen as a […]

Jessica Parker to Co-Chair Session at the 22nd Annual IBA Transnational Crime Conference

Partner and Co-Chair of the Business Crime Committee of the IBA Jessica Parker will be a chairing a session at the 22nd Annual IBA Transnational Crime Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Jessica will be chairing the “A new era for anti-money laundering enforcement?” session on 16 May. This conference is presented by the IBA Criminal Law Committee and the IBA Business Crime […]

Jessica Parker comments on the UK government to introduce public registers to bring about greater transparency to prevent illicit financial flows in the IBA

In March 2019, the UK Parliament was due to debate a Bill requiring the UK’s crown dependencies – Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man – to introduce public registers to bring about greater transparency in the hope this would prevent illicit financial flows. The registers in these major offshore financial centres would be required […]

Andrew Smith and Jessica Parker contribute to GIR’s Third Edition of The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

Representing Individuals in Interviews: The UK Perspective Introduction This chapter considers the representation of individuals in three types of interview: interviews in corporate internal investigations, interviews of witnesses in law enforcement investigations, and interviews of suspects in law enforcement investigations. Interviews in corporate internal investigations When should employees have their own lawyer? In many corporate […]

Jessica Parker to co-chair a session at the IBA Annual Conference 2018

Partner Jessica Partner, Senior Vice Chair of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), is attending the IBA’s Annual Conference 2018 in Rome from 7th-12th October 2018. On Tuesday, 9 October, Jessica will be co-chairing the session on ‘Corruption, doping and match-fixing in sport”, presented by the Business Crime Committee, the Criminal Law […]

Jessica Parker’s Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2019 Interview

Partner Jessica Parker is highlighted in this year’s Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2019. Read the full Q&A below: What motivated you to pursue a career in investigations? As a criminal and regulatory lawyer, I have observed the progress of a wide range of state investigations. As the investigations market has grown […]

Jessica Parker comments on the growing pressure to clamp down on money laundering in the IBA

While it’s been a favoured destination for affluent Russians and their wealth for some time, Global Insight assesses the sudden and growing pressure to keep this source of dirty money out of the City. In May, a report by the UK House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committee – entitled Moscow’s Gold: Russian Corruption in the […]

Jessica Parker and Andrew Smith contribute to GIR’s The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2018 Newsletter

Partners Jessica Parker and Andrew Smith contribute to GIR’s The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2018 Newsletter, highlighting their chapter on representing individuals in interviews. Jessica and Andrew’s chapter considers the representation of individuals in three types of interview: interviews in corporate internal investigations, interviews of witnesses in law enforcement investigations, and interviews of suspects […]

Jessica Parker in GIR’s Women in Investigations 2018

Corker Binning is pleased to announce that Partner Jessica Parker is featured in GIR’s 2018 Women in Investigations survey, which highlights 100 female practitioners from across the globe. The special shines a light on the wide variety of talented women – from government enforcers to the next generation of investigators – that form part of the worldwide […]