February 22, 2017, GIR
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.
February 06, 2017, GIR
GIR looks at the intricacies of carrying out investigations in Hong Kong, including political considerations, data protection regulations and the city’s unique mosaic of enforcement bodies.
January 19, 2017, GIR
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.
December 15, 2016, GIR
Kevin Robinson, a partner at Morgan Lewis in London, considers what divides the US and UK in their regulation of and practical approaches to using covert evidence-gathering techniques.
December 06, 2016, GIR
London-based Jenner & Block partner Tim Chorvat and special counsel Kelly Hagedorn examine what authorities need to consider when investigating financial crime within the constantly mutating fintech environment.
December 02, 2016, GIR
Catherine Amirfar and Andrew Levine at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York examine what anti-corruption compliance can teach companies about human rights and corporate responsibility.
November 22, 2016, GIR
Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados is continuing to invest in its compliance and investigations practice with a lateral partner hire.
November 01, 2016, GIR
With cybercrime rates soaring, Matthew Getz and Richard Robinson at Boies Schiller & Flexner examine the risks faced by companies that fail to tackle weaknesses in their IT systems.
October 27, 2016, GIR
Tony Woodcock and Ellen Gallagher of Stephenson Harwood in London look at how companies regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority should handle internal investigations, including issues of self-reporting, disclosure and handling employee conflicts of interest
August 31, 2016, GIR
GIR takes an inside-out look at the reality of doing investigations in Singapore, as well as the government’s efforts to step up enforcement.
August 25, 2016, GIR
With prosecutors and local lawyers unpersuaded by the value of internal investigations and an enforcement agency that many believe lacks sufficient oversight, Norway can be a challenging jurisdiction for investigators. Waithera Junghae went to Oslo to find out more.
August 19, 2016, GIR
GIR explores the extensive investigatory powers of US congressional committees as an appeal court gets ready to hear a rare subpoena dispute in a sex trafficking inquiry.