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Leading white-collar investigators form corporate monitorship association

Lawyers including Joe Warin and Bart Schwartz are on the board of a new organisation that aims to open up the use of corporate monitorships, which are an increasingly standard feature of enforcement settlements worldwide.

Citi settles South Africa forex probe

Citigroup will pay a 69 million rand (€5 million) fine to resolve its role in South Africa’s foreign exchange rigging investigation, days after the country’s competition enforcer referred a host of banks to the country’s Competition Tribunal alleging they fixed the exchange of the US dollar/rand currency pair.

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.

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DOJ quietly releases compliance guidance, but stops short of offering concrete benchmarks

Lawyers say that the DOJ’s new guidance contains common sense principles that companies are probably already considering in their compliance programmes.

Lennox’s internal FCPA probe spreads to Poland

Lennox International, the heating and air conditioning product manufacturing company that in October voluntarily disclosed to US authorities a suspect US$475 payment in Russia, has now expanded its internal investigation to operations in Poland.

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.

Leading white-collar investigators form corporate monitorship association

Lawyers including Joe Warin and Bart Schwartz are on the board of a new organisation that aims to open up the use of corporate monitorships, which are an increasingly standard feature of enforcement settlements worldwide.

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.

Claudio Mascotto: Panama Papers, Beny Steinmetz and returning assets stolen by dictators

Claudio Mascotto, a senior prosecutor at the Office of the Geneva Attorney General, talks to GIR about his office’s investigation into billionaire mining...

Conference coverage

GIR Live DC: data leaks and the DOJ pilot programme

Companies may be able to qualify for credit under the DOJ’s one-year pilot programme, even if they do not voluntary self-disclose wrongdoing to the authority, said panellists at GIR’s second annual Washington, DC conference.

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 Webinar – Privilege: Shifting Sands - Protecting Your Information in Cross-Border Regulatory Investigations

Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce the GIR Live Webinar, to be held on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 16.00 GMT.

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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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Cross-border overview: data privacy and transfer

William Long and Michele Tagliaferri

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Sunil Gadhia, Jonathan Kelly and James Brady

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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Pietro M Fioruzzi, Fabio Saccone and Marco Scalera

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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