Category: Investigations

Bloomberg LP v. ZXC: Privacy Triumphs

The UK Supreme Court has handed down its highly anticipated judgment in the matter of Bloomberg LP v. ZXC [2022] UKSC 5. As we explained in our 16 February 2022 Cooley blog, the case highlighted the tension between the privacy interests of individuals under investigation who have not been charged with a crime and […]

UK Supreme Court Considers Privacy Rights of Executives Under Investigation

Two recent cases in the UK courts highlight the tension between an individual’s right to privacy during a criminal investigation and the freedom of the press to report on the investigation as a matter of public interest. Historically, the UK courts and authorities have largely protected the identities of individuals […]

DOJ Previews Enforcement Policies Aimed at Clinical Trial Fraud

On December 9, 2021, one of the nation’s top healthcare prosecutors made clear that clinical trial fraud will be a major enforcement priority of President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice.