March 13, 2017, GIR
US enforcers will take a “very hard look” at financial institutions’ compliance with a Treasury Department customer due diligence rule in future investigations, says the DOJ’s acting criminal division chief.
March 09, 2017, GIR
The US Commerce Department's decision to bar ZTE from accessing the US market was a turning point in the investigation of the Chinese company, which had consistently provided false information to its external counsel and to government investigators in earlier stages of the probe, a US official says.
March 09, 2017, GIR
If a section within the DOJ's criminal division issues new guidance, it applies to the entire division, the acting deputy chief for the division said.
February 21, 2017, GIR
Companies may be able to qualify for credit under the DOJ’s one-year pilot programme, even if they do not voluntary self-disclose wrongdoing to the authority, said panellists at GIR’s second annual Washington, DC conference.
February 17, 2017, GIR
Rebecca Rohr, the former second-in-command in the DOJ’s fraud section, says the SFO and DOJ often have conflicts over which authority will take the lead in an investigation.
February 16, 2017, GIR
Dutch prosecutor Miranda van Turennout said that VimpelCom’s extensive cooperation helped the Amsterdam-based telecoms company secure its US$397.5 million settlement with Dutch authorities.
January 20, 2017, GIR
Exemplary cooperation put Rolls-Royce in the same position as a company that has self-reported, says David Green QC, head of the SFO.
January 19, 2017, GIR
The FCA’s head of enforcement, Mark Steward, has defended the agency’s enforcement record and said it had not “gone soft”, despite a reduction in the number of fines issued by the regulator.
January 04, 2017, GIR
Dutch prosecutor Miranda van Turennout will deliver the keynote speech at GIR Live in Washington, DC, on 16 February.
November 23, 2016, GIR
A senior competition law expert at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said that antitrust authorities’ work benefits their countries politically as well as economically – but warned against the effects of excessive transparency.
November 21, 2016, GIR
Strongly forged ties between US and European prosecuting agencies are likely to help white-collar crime enforcement continue apace regardless of who the US president is, panellists said at GIR Live DC.
November 18, 2016, GIR
At GIR Live New York in September Patrick Stokes, the former head of the US Department of Justice’s FCPA unit, compared notes with Ben Morgan, the Serious Fraud Office’s lead anticorruption enforcer, on cooperation, voluntary disclosures, deferred prosecution agreements and other aspects of the evolving transatlantic legal landscape.