January 13, 2015, GIR
While incoming DoJ fraud section head Andrew Weissmann has publicly criticised FCPA enforcement in the past, lawyers say it’s unlikely that his views will affect the department’s policies.
December 18, 2014, GIR
Timothy Perry, a former assistant US attorney now at WilmerHale, examines the dynamics of negotiating with the DoJ when investigations reach into China.
December 10, 2014, GIR
Kyle Wombolt and Mark Jephcott of Herbert Smith Freehills in Hong Kong look at how Chinese enforcers may be using both anti-corruption and competition laws to drive down prices and improve conditions for consumers.
December 08, 2014, GIR
As the scope of enforcement grows, clients are being asked increasingly often to navigate some sort of “impossible” situation. Here, a panel of leading names, led by Bruce Yannett of Debevoise & Plimpton, discuss exactly that: how to unpick the conundrums faced by companies operating in multiple jurisdictions.
December 02, 2014, GIR
Lawyers discuss how the very distinct possibility of a UK departure from the European Union will affect the investigation and prosecution of white-collar crime.
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.