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Enforcement scorecard: Have we passed Peak Penalty?

With financial crisis-derived enforcement drawing to a close around the world, the sheer volume of colossal fines is likely to shrink fast, lawyers say.

Økokrim investigates commercial bribery scandal following self-report

GIR can reveal the lawyers acting for Swedish food packaging company Tetra Pak and related individuals as Norwegian prosecutors investigate possible corruption tied to Norwegian dairy cooperative Tine.

GIR guide US launch party: in photos

Photos from the US launch of GIR's Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations at Clifford Chance in New York. A keynote speech was given by Eric Grossman, CLO at Morgan Stanley in New York.

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Former telecoms executives move to block decade-old interview memoranda from FCPA trial

Two former Magyar Telekom executives facing trial over civil FCPA charges are fighting to block the SEC from using as evidence interview memoranda produced by White & Case lawyers over 10 years ago during an internal investigation.

FCPA Docket: Rolls-Royce case puts spotlight on Trace’s due diligence services

In today’s news round-up, Wal-Mart and Frank’s International disclose FCPA-related costs; TRACE International comes under fire in connection with Rolls Royce’s recent foreign bribery settlement; and a sales agent is sentenced in Houston.

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.

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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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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