11th May - Law News

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Today's video story: FIFA postpones decision on Israeli settlement clubs. The fate of six Israeli football clubs based in illegal settlements will remain unclear for several more months.

Focus of the day story: Companies can no longer assume that private documents, including interview records used for internal investigations, will be protected after a High Court ruling this week, lawyers have claimed. In a judgment handed down on Monday, on which reporting restrictions were lifted yesterday, Mrs Justice Andrews favoured the Serious Fraud Office in its bid to obtain documents held by mining company Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC). The ruling means internal documents relating to criminal investigations could now be used to assist prosecutions. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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