June 02, 2016, GIR
GIR found a huge discrepancy in what people thought about the quality of due process in CADE cases this year. Some agreed with last year’s criticisms, while others said these were unfair. But in all cases people said little had changed over the past 12 months.
June 02, 2016, GIR
Clear Concerns presented at start of investigation? Productive early meetings? Privilege respected? Confidentiality? Lawyers present (and meaningful)?...
May 13, 2016, GIR
Jo Rickards and Johanna Walsh at Kingsley Napley in London argue that the costs of extending Section 7 of the UK Bribery Act will outweigh the benefits.
May 04, 2016, GIR
There is one clear solution to the problems raised by the Panama Papers, says Stéphane Bonifassi at Lebray & Associés: regardless of privilege, lawyers and accountants should be required to comply with court orders to provide law enforcement and fraud victims with information on their clients’ true corporate structure.
April 29, 2016, GIR
The FCA’s new scheme to hold senior managers to account for financial misconduct will affect the middle management of banks more than senior managers, a former official from the agency says.
April 26, 2016, GIR
The court-approved Standard Bank DPA shows that a company can hand over oral summaries of internal investigation interviews and still be considered fully cooperative.
April 22, 2016, GIR
If the SFO continues to name individuals in DPA documents without providing a right of reply, the agency risks costly legal actions, lawyers say.
March 29, 2016, GIR
The possibility of scrutiny from Australian gambling regulators could dictate Tabcorp's approach to police investigators examining foreign bribery allegations against the company.
March 04, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption
Leslie Caldwell, head of the DOJ’s criminal division, has rubbished reports that companies will be required to certify that they have fully disclosed the facts of a case before securing a settlement.
March 03, 2016, GIR
Matthew Frankland and Gillian Bradbury at Byrne and Partners consider the Court of Appeal’s decision in R v AIL, GH and RH, which examined whether 20th century UK anti-corruption legislation applied to the bribery of foreign public officials
February 17, 2016, GIR
A tax evasion case against a senior French politician has shown how the country’s double jeopardy protections are applicable only in a narrow range of circumstances, post Airbus.
February 03, 2016, GIR
The European Commission and the US government have agreed to implement a new framework allowing the transfer of EU personal data across the Atlantic. While welcoming the announcement, lawyers say there is still a lot of uncertainty.