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Conference Coverage

FCA’s director of investigations to speak at GIR Live London

FCA’s director of investigations to speak at GIR Live London

March 18, 2016, GIR

The FCA's Jamie Symington will deliver the keynote at the second annual GIR Live London conference on 28 April, where participants will explore the seminal issues affecting UK investigations.

Yates Memo has changed the dynamic of internal investigations

Yates Memo has changed the dynamic of internal investigations

March 07, 2016, GIR

The DOJ’s pursuit of individual liability for corporate wrongdoing is causing the boards of non-US companies to think twice when deciding whether to self-disclose, the co-chair of Quinn Emanuel’s white-collar practice said at an ABA conference on 3 March.

DOJ warns companies against recent declination tactic

DOJ warns companies against recent declination tactic

March 07, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

The Justice Department is concerned that companies are at times trying to resolve foreign bribery cases with local authorities in other countries, rather than with DOJ prosecutors, to stave off enforcement action in the US.

International cooperation at the heart of major DOJ cases

International cooperation at the heart of major DOJ cases

March 04, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Leslie Caldwell says the Justice Department is increasingly relying on foreign prosecutors and authorities to help pursue FCPA cases that could never have been brought in the past.

Caldwell: Companies do not have to certify their full cooperation

Caldwell: Companies do not have to certify their full cooperation

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.

DOJ warns Yates Memo also applies to sanctions enforcement

DOJ warns Yates Memo also applies to sanctions enforcement

March 04, 2016, GIR

David Laufman, chief of counterintelligence and export control at the National Security Division of the US Department of Justice, says the agency will soon release guidance on how companies should voluntarily disclose potential criminal violations.

GIR Live DC: In pictures

GIR Live DC: In pictures

February 24, 2016, GIR

Prosecutors from the DOJ and the Operation Car Wash task force in Brazil, in-house counsel and private practitioners gathered in Washington, DC to discuss the implications of the Yates Memo and the sprawling corruption investigation tied to Petrobras.

Operation Car Wash: Prosecutors to clamp down on press leaks

Operation Car Wash: Prosecutors to clamp down on press leaks

February 11, 2016, GIR

Brazilian authorities are preparing to charge individuals responsible for leaking sensitive information about the widening corruption investigation tied to Petrobras.

DoJ to expedite self-disclosure cases

DoJ to expedite self-disclosure cases

February 10, 2016, GIR

Andrew Weissmann, head of the DoJ’s criminal fraud section, says the agency plans to resolve cases within a year when a company self-discloses wrongdoing.

GIR Live Hong Kong: How to respond to a cybersecurity crisis

GIR Live Hong Kong: How to respond to a cybersecurity crisis

October 30, 2015, GIR

Verifying a cyber threat’s credibility and limiting potential fallout are among the first steps to take once a suspected cyber breach comes to light, but another question to ask is when to consider getting law enforcement involved.