November 25, 2014, GIR
Legal and cultural barriers will have to be overcome before the use of monitors becomes the norm outside the US, lawyers say.
November 24, 2014, GIR
The SEC continues to take an aggressive and creative approach to enforcement, despite a string of trial losses and relatively weak settlements. But with agency staff effectively discouraged from dropping weak cases, there are concerns that the agency is failing to exercise sufficient restraint in the cases it brings.
November 21, 2014, GIR
Ever think the US and the UK are separated by a common language? Well, it’s true, particularly for legal privilege in internal investigations. Tim Coleman, Andrew Hart and Amalia W Jorns at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer explain.
November 05, 2014, GIR
The Siemens corruption investigation and settlement saw unprecedented international cooperation between government enforcers in the US and Germany. David Vascott talks to the lawyers who made it happen.
November 05, 2014, GIR
This year has seen a raft of stringent US and EU sanctions against Russia and Ukraine, together with the largest fine in history for sanctions violations, which was imposed on BNP Paribas in June. GIR invited five leading practitioners to discuss how private practice lawyers and in-house counsel should navigate an ever changing enforcement landscape.
November 03, 2014, GIR
Scott Muller, Angela Burgess and John Banes at Davis Polk & Wardwell led negotiations on behalf of Siemens in the company’s 2008 FCPA settlement with the US government. Here, they talk to David Vascott about how that settlement was reached.
October 29, 2014, GIR
Data privacy lawyers say Canada’s data notification bill will have a “significant” impact on companies in particular because of the notification requirements included in the draft.
October 20, 2014, GIR
A judge has blocked a defendant from compelling Sidley Austin to hand over documents linked to its internal investigation of oil services company PetroTiger.
October 09, 2014, GIR
The criminal and antitrust divisions of the US Department of Justice are cooperating more closely than ever, especially on market manipulation and rate-rigging cases. But with different – and at times inconsistent – policies and practices, what does that mean for companies unfortunate enough to rouse the interest of both sections at once? Veterans of both divisions, Thomas Barnett, Lanny Breuer, Deborah Garza, Mythili Raman and Phillip Warren, explain.
August 21, 2014, GIR
Recent awards and associated litigation have highlighted the increasing significance of corruption in international arbitration. Partner Ruth Cowley and associate Andrew Reeves, at Norton Rose Fulbright in London work through the implications of Honeywell and Metal-Tech and examine the current state of play.