The talk will be structured as follows:

1. The economic crime arena and extra territoriality - the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the National Crime Agency (NCA), the Bribery Act 2010, Criminal Finances Act 2017 and Failing to Prevent Economic Crime, Conspiracy.
2. Greater cross-border sharing of data in criminal investigations - section 2 Criminal Justice Act 1988,  R (on the application of KBR Inc.) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2018] EWHC 2368 (Admin), Overseas Production Orders.
3. An attack on defence rights; greater cross border sharing of individuals -  Suspects and Extradition, Witnesses, European Arrest Warrant issued for breach of section 2.

Joanna Dimmock is a partner in the White Collar team of White & Case in London. Joanna joined White & Case in October 2015 from a leading law firm. Joanna has broad experience across a wide range of white collar related areas. Many of her cases have an international dimension and she has particular experience of multi-jurisdictional investigations, including bribery and corruption and cartel investigations undertaken by authorities in both the UK and abroad (SFO, SOCA, Arab Republic of Egypt, DOJ, Canadian Competition Bureau), as well as complex extradition, Interpol red notices and mutual legal assistance matters.

Joanna also has considerable experience in the field of international sanctions, having represented individuals facing restrictive measures, as well as corporations requiring compliance and litigation advice arising from the enforcement of sanctions by the European Council, OFAC and the Swiss Federal Council.

Joanna is ranked as an 'Up and Coming' Lawyer in Chambers UK 2019 for Financial Crime: Corporates and Financial Crime: Individuals, as well as being recognised by Who's Who Legal as a future leader in Investigations and Crime Defence: Individuals. Joanna was also listed in the GIR top 100 Women in Investigations in 2018.


The PIL Discussion Group hosts a weekly speaker event and light lunch and is a key focal point for PIL@Oxford. Topics involve contemporary and challenging issues in international law. Speakers include distinguished international law practitioners, academics, and legal advisers from around the world.

The group typically meets each Thursday during Oxford terms in The Old Library, All Souls College, with lunch commencing at 12:30. The speaker will commence at 12:45 and speak for about forty minutes, allowing about twenty five minutes for questions and discussion. The meeting should conclude before 2:00. Practitioners, academics and students from within and outside the University of Oxford are all welcome. No RSVP is necessary. Join the PIL Email List to receive information about the PIL Discussion Group meetings, as well as other PIL@Oxford news.

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Convenors of the Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group are Sachintha Dias Mudalige and Eirini Fasia.

The discussion group's meetings are part of the programme of the British Branch of the International Law Association and are supported by the Law Faculty and Oxford University Press.