2023 Investigations review: Uncovering trends and predicting 2024

This session will look back on key themes across the UK investigation landscape in 2023 and our experts will share their predictions for what challenges investigators can expect to face in 2024.

2023 has been a year of significant developments in the investigations arena. There has been a change in leadership at the SFO. Sanctions against Russia continued to be a focus area for the UK government. The Failure to Prevent Fraud Offence received Royal Assent. There have been significant learnings from cross-border investigations, including an uptick in the number of investigations involving multiple enforcement agencies. ESG regulatory scrutiny, supply chain risks and corporate governance remain complex issues which boards continue to grapple with. During this session, our panel of investigation specialists will provide their insights on the below topics and their views on what 2024 is likely to hold in store:

  • Sanctions enforcement including what we might expect to see in 2024
  • Technology developments and the use of AI
  • Emerging investigation focus areas, including cryptoassets, greenwashing and workplace misconduct
  • Recalibrating fraud investigations in light of UK law changes to corporate criminal liability
  • Cross-border investigations: top tips for companies to manage the competing legal and practical risks

Event date

09:30 - 10:30 GMT

Pinsent Masons Video
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