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GIR Live: China’s WeChat obsession frustrates lawyers

GIR Live: China’s WeChat obsession frustrates lawyers

October 23, 2017, GIR

Lawyers say the use of social media for business in China creates a significant hurdle when conducting internal investigations.

DOJ has a “lifetime’s worth” of tax evasion leads in Hong Kong

DOJ has a “lifetime’s worth” of tax evasion leads in Hong Kong

October 18, 2017, GIR

Hong Kong lawyers say they are still dealing with a multitude of US tax evasion investigations that sprung from settlements signed by 76 Swiss banks in 2013.

Ex-DOJ prosecutor: companies should fight for privilege

Ex-DOJ prosecutor: companies should fight for privilege

October 11, 2017, GIR

Former FCPA Unit assistant chief Jason Jones says that companies should fight harder to protect privileged information from US authorities that has been compelled in other jurisdictions.

Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

October 10, 2017, GIR

The former chief ethics and compliance counsel of Swedish telecoms company Telia has revealed details of the compliance programme that helped the company avoid the imposition of an independent monitor in its recent US$965 million trilateral settlement.

UK whistleblowers lured by US financial incentives

UK whistleblowers lured by US financial incentives

October 10, 2017, GIR

US whistleblower hotlines receive more calls from the UK than any other country outside of the US, according to deputy assistant attorney general of the US Department of Justice’s criminal division Trevor McFadden.

GIR Live New York: law enforcement is a company's "best hope" after a cyber attack

GIR Live New York: law enforcement is a company's "best hope" after a cyber attack

September 18, 2017, GIR

Companies that report cyber breaches to the DOJ benefit from getting the full weight of the US government behind them to help deal with the threat, panellists heard at GIR's fourth annual conference in New York.

GIR Live New York - in pictures

GIR Live New York - in pictures

September 18, 2017, GIR

An impression of GIR Live New York, held on 14 September.

DOJ 'deconfliction' requests creating tension

DOJ 'deconfliction' requests creating tension

September 15, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The DOJ increasingly wants companies to delay interviewing employees involved in possible misconduct. Defence lawyers say that creates problems.

GIR Live New York: sanctions and the importance of early self-disclosure

GIR Live New York: sanctions and the importance of early self-disclosure

September 15, 2017, GIR

Companies must report sanctions violations to the DOJ as soon as possible to allow the authority to go after individuals, the chief of the Justice Department's asset and money-laundering section has said.

GIR Live New York: only a week to go

GIR Live New York: only a week to go

September 07, 2017, GIR

The art of simultaneously investigating and responding to cyber attacks and the shifting sands of trade sanctions will be on the agenda at next week's GIR Live New York.