Category Archives: David Coker testimonials

Lawyers in s2 interviews; are we all pastors now?

In June 2016, after a period of experimentation, the SFO promulgated an amended set of policies concerning the exercise of its power to conduct compelled interviews under Section 2 (s2) of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 (CJA). Part of this package is a document entitled “Presence of an interviewee’s legal adviser at a section 2 […]

Corker Binning Partners recognised as leading practitioners in Euromoney’s Expert Guide 2016

Corker Binning Partners David Corker, Peter Binning and Andrew Smith have been recognised as leading practitioners in Euromoney’s White Collar Crime Expert Guide 2016. Peter Binning has also been recognised in the Best of the Best guide, as one of the world’s leading practitioners in his field. Expert Guides has been researching the world’s legal […]

David Corker’s comments re enforcement actions published in ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

Federal regulators of anti-money laundering rules issued 16 percent more enforcement actions in 2015 than in the previous year, a jump due in part to an intensified focus on nonbank firms. … Though the subject of individual accountability continued to be a topic of debate at industry events, signs of a rise in regulatory actions against executives […]

David Corker comments on the conviction of Sweett Group under the Bribery Act in The FT, Bloomberg and The Brief

Sweett Group, the UK’s only listed quantity surveyor, was ordered to pay £1.4m after becoming the first company to be convicted under the Bribery Act. It was also told to pay a confiscation order of £851,000 and costs to the Serious Fraud Office of £95,000. In sentencing the company, Judge Martin Beddoe said he was […]

‘Dr Fox’ in the magistrates court; winning the legal battle, losing the publicity war

On 14th December 2015 the trial of the famous radio DJ Neil Fox concluded, with verdicts of acquittal regarding each of the ten charges of sexual assault alleged against him. The majority of these were historic allegations, in that the complainants alleged the misconduct had occurred during 1988-2003, whilst Mr Fox was a national celebrity […]

David Corker’s article on DJ Neil Fox judgment published in The Times

‘Dr Fox’ in the magistrates court; winning the legal battle, losing the publicity war On 14th December 2015 the trial of the famous radio DJ Neil Fox concluded, with verdicts of acquittal regarding each of the ten charges of sexual assault alleged against him. The majority of these were historic allegations, in that the complainants alleged […]