Handling a dawn raid

Handling a dawn raid


Dawn raid is a colloquial term for unannounced decisions by the relevant regulator to search for and seize documents and to ask questions of individuals. Although they do not generally take place at dawn they will be carried out at the start of the business day, if not earlier. The aim is to catch the business unawares so it has no time to plan a strategy or, most importantly, to withhold or destroy key documents.

In the UK, both the European Commission and the Office of Fair Trading can carry

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