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About Nick Burkill

Nick Burkill is Head of Dorsey & Whitney's London Trial department, the co-chair of the firm’s Anti-Corruption Practice Group and Chair of the Anti-Fraud Network. 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: February 2016

In this issue, John Evans from CGI talks about best practice for sanctions compliance. If you would like a copy of our low risk due diligence compliance checklist, please contact us. We are delighted to offer readers a 10% discount on The Canadian … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, December 2015

In this issue, David Farrell reviews Emerging Risks: A Strategic Management Guide, in which a number of respected authors assess and propose a process for managing emerging risks, and the strategies that need to be put in place, drawing on … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, November 2015

In this issue, Frank Hong examines the phenomenon of CEO fraud, in which a fraudster persuades a member of a company’s finance team to make an “extremely urgent” or “highly confidential” payment to a new recipient. If you would like … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, October 2015

In this issue Richard Bistrong, CEO of Front-Line Anti-Bribery LLC, talks about his experiences as a sales executive active in countries identified as having corruption problems, and as someone who has served a sentence of imprisonment in the US for … Continue reading

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Interview with Richard Bistrong

Nick Burkill: Richard, you have become well-known as an anti-corruption compliance consultant and speaker on the strength of your own personal experience as a sales executive selling in many parts of the world identified as having corruption problems, and as … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, September 2015

Welcome back after the summer beak. In this issue, Nicholas Blank and Hsiang-Chien Hsu, both from Blackpeak, take a look at how best to manage relationships with whistleblowers in China. This is an issue that affects companies all over the … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, July 2015

 Aside from the high profile investigations and charges against multinational companies that have dominated the news, has China’s anti-corruption campaign had any real impact on commercial bribery? If so, what? The Anti-Fraud Network commissioned Dorsey & Whitney China and Blackpeak to … Continue reading

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Has China’s Anti-Corruption Drive Had Any Real Impact on Commercial Bribery?

        It is impossible to ignore the anti-corruption campaign launched by China’s president, Xi Jinping. Aside from the high profile investigations and charges against multinational companies that have dominated the news, has the campaign had any real … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editor, June 2015

In this issue, Deirdre Lyons and I take a look at the ways in which virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, pose a challenge for anti-money laundering enforcement. I will be speaking at the Construction Law: Contracts & Dispute Management conference … Continue reading

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Virtual currency: a new challenge for international AML enforcement

Virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, present new challenges for international anti-money laundering (AML) enforcement. Whilst they have legitimate uses, they offer real-time, low-profile conduits for criminals to transfer funds and launder traditional currencies in a vacuum, outside international banking laws … Continue reading

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