Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2022

Emily Parkin

In summary The year 2021 and early 2022 proved eventful for compliance and white-collar crime in France, especially for anti-bribery and compliance activity. Agencies are continuing to build on Sapin II by incrementally defining anti-corruption standards and stepping up their enforcement efforts on both the administrative and judicial fronts. Discussion […]

Discussing Genocide at Bergen-Belsen | Opinion

Emily Parkin

My visit earlier this month to the site of the Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen, in northern Germany, was nothing less than surreal. At this very place during the final months of World War II, over 50,000 prisoners, most of them Jews, died of typhus, extreme malnutrition and other virulent […]

How the insanity defence has evolved over the years

Emily Parkin

The execution of an intellectually disabled Malaysian drug smuggler in Singapore last month reignited a conversation around how people with mental disorders are deemed culpable under criminal law. Singapore has the same grounds for an insanity defence as other nations but the challenge remains in determining culpability.  Studies indicate that […]