Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

David Green: Rolls-Royce deserved DPA despite not self-reporting

Exemplary cooperation put Rolls-Royce in the same position as a company that has self-reported, says David Green QC, head of the SFO.

Rolls-Royce: 7 talking points from the UK judgment

The UK decision document reveals that engineering company Rolls-Royce’s “extraordinary cooperation” bought it a 50% discount on its UK fine, and more.

Deutsche Bank hires former DOJ prosecutor as monitor in US$7.2bn RMBS settlement

An independent monitor appointed by Deutsche Bank as part of a multibillion-dollar settlement with the US Department of Justice was formerly a member of the government taskforce set up to investigate the bank.

  • People News

    A round-up of the latest people moves including a new litigation boutique in Paris and prosecutor departures at the DOJ.

  • Allen & Overy hires two CFTC enforcement veterans

    With the change in US government on Friday, the CFTC is about to enter a period of uncertainty, Gregory Mocek, one of the commission’s longest-serving enforcement directors, told GIR upon joining Allen & Overy.

  • Mark Steward: There will be no return to light-touch regulation

    The FCA’s head of enforcement, Mark Steward, has defended the agency’s enforcement record and said it had not “gone soft”, despite a reduction in the number of fines issued by the regulator.

image

Las Vegas Sands reaches NPA with DOJ nine months after SEC settlement

Las Vegas Sands, the casino company founded by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, reached a US$6.96 million Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement with the US Department of Justice on the eve of the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump.

Transparency International suspends US chapter

Transparency International has suspended its US chapter Transparency International USA, an affiliate organisation backed by prominent white-collar defence lawyers.

Developments in US economic sanctions: 2016 in review

Ropes & Gray counsel Michael Casey in Washington, DC and Chicago-based associate Brendan Hanifin consider some of the most notable changes in the US sanctions regime in 2016.

David Green: Rolls-Royce deserved DPA despite not self-reporting

Exemplary cooperation put Rolls-Royce in the same position as a company that has self-reported, says David Green QC, head of the SFO.

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.

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

Mark Steward: There will be no return to light-touch regulation

The FCA’s head of enforcement, Mark Steward, has defended the agency’s enforcement record and said it had not “gone soft”, despite a reduction in the number of fines issued by the regulator.

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.

Download the latest magazine

magazine
View all issues

 

Events

Events

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.

Events

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.

Practitioner Insight

Reviews

Snuklvjmdqpmvprwydag

The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2015

Highlights

Foreword

Nick Benwell

Cross-border overview: data privacy and transfer

William Long and Michele Tagliaferri

Sidley Austin LLP
All reviews

Know-how

Securities & Related Investigations

Highlights

United Kingdom

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

All know-how