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Counsel lined up for biggest hack in history

Yahoo! is working with an east coast US firm after a “state-sponsored actor” stole details of 500 million email accounts in one of the largest data breaches in history.

DFS tightens the screws on banks with planned cyber regulations

Banks and insurance firms must report cybersecurity breaches within 72 hours, under new plans proposed by New York’s Department of Financial Services to combat the growing threat of cyber attacks.

GIR In-House 50

GIR invites readers to submit nominations for our first-ever survey of in-house investigations specialists, the GIR In-House 50.

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Andrew Weissmann: DOJ on the lookout for companies using scapegoats

Companies that try to divert culpability away from top executives by handing over evidence on lower level employees risk going down an “extremely dangerous” path, the chief of the fraud section in the DOJ’s criminal division has said.

FCPA Docket: Harris declination changes “voluntary disclosure calculus”, says company lawyer

26 September 2016: In the latest FCPA news, compliance officers should study the declinations issued to Harris Corporation, says the company’s lawyer, and ATM business Diebold reports additional FCPA-related costs.

Investigator's Guide to Singapore

GIR takes an inside-out look at the reality of doing investigations in Singapore, as well as the government’s efforts to step up enforcement.

GIR In-House 50

GIR invites readers to submit nominations for our first-ever survey of in-house investigations specialists, the GIR In-House 50.

GIR Live London: DPAs and privilege

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office concluded its first deferred prosecution agreement with Standard Bank in late 2015. At GIR Live London in April, panellists – including counsel to Standard Bank – scrutinised the case, from the importance of witnesses’ first accounts to scepticism on the part of the judiciary.

Marianne Djupesland: Yara, Telenor and waiving privilege

In an interview with GIR, Marianne Djupesland, the head of corruption at Norway’s prosecution authority Økokrim rejects Transparency International’s 2015...

Conference coverage

Less than one month to book for GIR Live Hong Kong

Join lawyers from Deutsche Bank and Hong Kong’s Commercial Crime Bureau to discuss the intricacies of internal investigations in China, including dealing with scrutiny from mainland authorities and handling employee rights during internal inquiries.

Debrief

Hypo Bank: Decline and fall

A six-year investigation into the collapse of a European banking empire still has no end in sight. At the close of 2014, the inquiry fell into crisis when its lead investigator was fired over alleged political connections – and things have not recovered since. By Rahul Rose.

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2nd Annual GIR Live Hong Kong

Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce a major international conference to be held in Hong Kong. Monday, 17 October 2016.

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Latin Lawyer - GIR 4th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations Conference

Global Investigations Review and Latin Lawyer are pleased to announce a major one day international conference to be held in São Paulo. Thursday, 20 October 2016.

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2015

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Foreword

Nick Benwell

Cross-border overview: data privacy and transfer

William Long and Michele Tagliaferri

Sidley Austin LLP
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Securities & Related Investigations

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Italy

Pietro M Fioruzzi, Fabio Saccone and Marco Scalera

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

United Kingdom

Sunil Gadhia, Jonathan Kelly and James Brady

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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