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About Nick Burkill

Nick Burkill is Co-head of Advocacy in the London office of Dorsey and Whitney and the co-chair of the firm’s Anti-Corruption Practice Group. He is ranked as one of the top commercial and fraud litigators in the UK and identified by the Chambers UK directory as an expert on the UK’s Bribery Act. He has extensive experience in domestic and international investigations and disputes concerning fraud and corruption. Nick is an accredited mediator, solicitor advocate and a regular speaker and commentator.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7826 4583
Email: burkill.nick@dorsey.com

Letter from the Editor, December 2014

In this issue, AFN Board member Greg Valenti explains the legal regime in Italy that governs fraud committed through debit and credit cards. The first part of the article addresses the relevant legal provisions; the second considers the stance taken … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, November 2014

In this issue, Carine Smith Ihenacho, global Chief Compliance Officer of Statoil and I take a close look at Statoil’s anti-corruption efforts. These can be seen as a best practice template even for smaller companies and companies with a different … Continue reading

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Addressing global anti-corruption enforcement trends: how Statoil’s procedures meet changing challenges

          Statoil’s oil and gas exploration and production operations are conducted on the Norwegian continental shelf and further afield in countries around the world including Angola, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Libya and Mozambique.  In addition to its exposure … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, October 2014

When the perpetrator of a fraud appears to be beyond reach, there are usually other claims that can be pursued.  Prompted by the rise in interest in third party litigation typified by the attempts by the victims of Bernard Madoff’s … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, September 2014

Welcome back from the summer break. In this issue, Mark Johnson introduces us to cyber crime, security and digital intelligence, a topic close to the heart of every business. The article is an edited extract from Cyber Crime, Security and … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, July 2014

In the second of our two-part series on giving gifts in China, Carl Hinze looks at the rules and traditions surrounding the cultivation of bao (“social reciprocity”), through gift giving. This month, we look closely at the gift-giving rules that … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, June 2014

In the first of a two-part series on giving gifts in China, Carl Hinze looks at the and rules and traditions surrounding the cultivation of  bao (“social reciprocity”) through gift-giving, and the practice of gift-giving between businesses.  With Chinese President … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, May 2014

In this issue, Stuart Vines from Taylor Root looks at the explosion in recruitment of compliance professionals in recent years and gives practical advice on how to get the best candidates through your door. We are pleased to offer members … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, April 2014

Welcome to the April issue of the AFN newsletter. In this issue, we are pleased to include an extract from Fraud: The Counter Fraud Practitioner’s Handbook, published by AFN partner Gower Publishing. We hope the extract will spark a debate … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, March 2014

Welcome to the March issue of the AFN newsletter. In this issue Sophie Keen from, CIFAS, the UK’s fraud prevention service, explains why you should vet employees with the same vigour that you would apply to vetting customers or suppliers. … Continue reading

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