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UK intervenes in US Supreme Court Microsoft case

The UK’s ability to investigate financial crimes is being disrupted by a US Second Circuit decision that blocked the DOJ from obtaining data stored abroad, lawyers say.

Former OECD head describes challenge of persuading China to sign convention

China is reluctant to sign the OECD's Anti-Bribery Convention because many companies view bribery as part of doing business in certain countries, former OECD secretary general Donald Johnston told a conference in Paris.

World Bank official: SMEs are mentoring one another

Small and medium-sized enterprises that have been through World Bank investigations are successfully helping other businesses comply with Bank rules, the organisation’s vice president for integrity told an OECD conference in Paris.

The unrelenting pace of SEC insider trading actions

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Marc Fagel and associate Elizabeth Dooley analyse emerging trends from the recent spate of SEC insider trading enforcement actions.

Norton Rose adds white-collar partner in London

Norton Rose Fulbright has hired Pamela Reddy, a former Simons Muirhead & Burton partner, to bolster its corporate and white-collar crime team in London.

SBM can settle Brazil allegations for US$340 million

Brazilian authorities appear to have settled on the sum SBM Offshore must pay to conclude a long-running bribery investigation, but remain divided on the non-financial terms of the agreement.

Adam Hickey: work with us on cybercrime

Adam Hickey, the deputy assistant attorney general at the US Department of Justice’s national security division, talks to GIR about the DOJ’s cybersecurity...

Conference coverage

Former OECD head describes challenge of persuading China to sign convention

China is reluctant to sign the OECD's Anti-Bribery Convention because many companies view bribery as part of doing business in certain countries, former OECD secretary general Donald Johnston told a conference in Paris.

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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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2017

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Investigating Accounting Irregularities

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