May 25, 2017, GIR
The SFO says oil services company Petrofac has failed to cooperate with the agency, despite handing over the findings of an internal investigation undertaken by Freshfields and KPMG.
May 24, 2017, GIR
US prosecutors say that Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab could inadvertently waive privilege by communicating with Rudy Giuliani, whom he has hired to act on his behalf.
May 23, 2017, GIR
A federal prosecutor at the heart of Operation Car Wash told GIR Live San Francisco that Brazilian government agencies may be trying to actively block settlements that expose corruption among politicians.
May 22, 2017, GIR
France’s financial prosecutors are working with Brazilian authorities to investigate a €6.7 billion contract signed in 2008 by French naval defence company DCNS and the Brazilian government.
May 18, 2017, GIR
Revived plans to fold the SFO into the NCA have been met with concern by London lawyers, who say that the latter agency lacks the capability and expertise to investigate complex serious fraud.
May 16, 2017, GIR
A former commander of the Royal Norwegian Navy has been convicted by an Oslo court of gross corruption and embezzlement tied to the sale of seven marine ships which ended up in the hands of a rebel leader in Nigeria.
May 16, 2017, GIR
Arriving to a mixture of raucous applause and booing, the Brazilian judge leading the Car Wash investigation defended the use of preventive pre-trial detention at a panel discussion in London on Saturday.
May 12, 2017, GIR
The SFO has opened an investigation of oil and gas exploration company Petrofac a year after a Freshfields internal investigation cleared its directors of bribery allegations tied to Unaoil.
May 10, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
The DOJ has dismissed as folly an attempt by Chinese businessman Ng Lap Seng to block certain evidence from his forthcoming foreign bribery trial because of its link to the US presidential race in 2016.
May 10, 2017, GIR
The judgment handed down in the SFO v ENRC privilege dispute yesterday means companies will find it difficult to prove that documents created during internal investigations were created in anticipation of future litigation, lawyers say.