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SEC battles Yahoo! over the right to access private emails

Civil liberties groups in the US have voiced support for Yahoo!’s refusal to turn over its users’ emails to the Securities and Exchange Commission without a warrant, according to an amicus brief filed in a Maryland federal court.

A shifting landscape of privilege in internal investigations

Skadden partners Elizabeth Robertson, Bernd Mayer, Keith Krakaur, Ryan Junck and Gary DiBianco consider the impact of recent court rulings in the UK, Germany and the US on privilege in corporate investigations.

IRS criminal chief joins Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has hired Richard Weber, the former head of the US Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigation arm, to lead its anti-financial crime division in the Americas.

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Will the Supreme Court ruling affect FCPA pilot programme disgorgement?

Lawyers talk to GIR Just Anti-Corruption about whether a recent Supreme Court ruling could curtail the DOJ’s ability to impose disgorgement under its foreign bribery leniency programme.

FCPA Docket: Venezuelan official tells US authorities to investigate possible foreign bribery

In the latest news, a top Venezuelan asks US authorities to open an FCPA into two financial institutions, and an individual involved in the Haiti Teleco corruption cases switches his plea to guilty.

A shifting landscape of privilege in internal investigations

Skadden partners Elizabeth Robertson, Bernd Mayer, Keith Krakaur, Ryan Junck and Gary DiBianco consider the impact of recent court rulings in the UK, Germany and the US on privilege in corporate investigations.

IRS criminal chief joins Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has hired Richard Weber, the former head of the US Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigation arm, to lead its anti-financial crime division in the Americas.

2017: What’s coming up?

With enforcement agencies around the world ramping up the fight against economic crime, and a new, unpredictable US government, 2017 is set to be a tumultuous year. In December 2016 we invited six leading lawyers from the UK, Germany, the US and Hong Kong to give their predictions on what will be the big issues for investigations specialists over the coming 12 months.

WilmerHale, waivers and when to stop investigating

Boyd Johnson is the New York-based co-chair of WilmerHale’s investigations practice, while Stephen Pollard leads the firm’s UK team. Both partners joined...

Conference coverage

Views from in-house: how to investigate and prevent bribery

Companies need clear procedures for internal investigations so in-house counsels can protect employees from unnecessary exposure to litigation, according to the general counsel of American International Group Peter Solmssen.

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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GIR Live London Autumn

Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce a major one day international conference to be held in London. Thursday, 02 November 2017

Events

4th Annual GIR Live New York

Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce a major international conference to be held in New York. Thursday, 14 September 2017.

Practitioner Insight

Reviews

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2015

Highlights

Foreword

Nick Benwell

Cross-border overview: data privacy and transfer

Michele Tagliaferri and William RM Long

Sidley Austin LLP
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Guides

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The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

Highlights

Introduction

Judith Seddon , Eleanor Davison , Christopher J Morvillo , Michael Bowes QC and Luke Tolaini

Clifford Chance LLP
Outer Temple Chambers
Fountain Court Chambers

The Evolution of Risk Management in Global Investigations

William H Devaney and Jonathan Peddie

Baker McKenzie
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Know-how

Privilege

Highlights

France

Antoine Kirry and Frederick T Davis

Debevoise & Plimpton (France)

United Kingdom

Oliver Powell and Saaman Pourghadiri

Outer Temple Chambers

Andrew Thornton-Dibb and David Kirk

McGuireWoods London LLP

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