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Stuart Alford QC: Building bridges with the US

Several months into his new role as partner at Latham & Watkins, Stuart Alford QC, the Serious Fraud Office’s former joint head of fraud, discusses whether “the revolving door” exists in the UK, the attraction of working for a US firm in London and his practice before and after the SFO.

David Green: openness will be rewarded

Days after the SFO abandoned its case against the former CEO of Tesco – and potentially any prosecution of the company too – David Green has said the UK is eager to incentivise companies to self-report and negotiate DPAs.

Learning from the past

Catherine Amirfar and Andrew Levine at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York examine what anti-corruption compliance can teach companies about human rights and corporate responsibility.

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10 key talking points from the FCPA conference

Just Anti-Corruption looks at what senior DOJ and SEC officials chose to highlight at the American Conference Institute’s 33rd International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

FCPA chiefs attempt to address “strange little privilege problem”

The head of the US Department of Justice’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act said on 1 December that outside counsel may be able to avoid a privilege dilemma by bringing someone who is not a lawyer, such as a private investigator, along to internal interviews.

Learning from the past

Catherine Amirfar and Andrew Levine at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York examine what anti-corruption compliance can teach companies about human rights and corporate responsibility.

David Green: openness will be rewarded

Days after the SFO abandoned its case against the former CEO of Tesco – and potentially any prosecution of the company too – David Green has said the UK is eager to incentivise companies to self-report and negotiate DPAs.

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.

Stuart Alford QC: Building bridges with the US

Several months into his new role as partner at Latham & Watkins, Stuart Alford QC, the Serious Fraud Office’s former joint head of fraud, discusses whether...

Conference coverage

OECD expert: competition reduces corruption

A senior competition law expert at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said that antitrust authorities’ work benefits their countries politically as well as economically – but warned against the effects of excessive transparency.

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 DC

Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce a major international conference to be held in Washington DC. Thursday, 16 February 2017.

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3rd Annual GIR Live London

Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce a major international conference to be held in London. Thursday, 27 April 2017.

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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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Sunil Gadhia, Jonathan Kelly and James Brady

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Italy

Pietro M Fioruzzi, Fabio Saccone and Marco Scalera

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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