September 29, 2016, GIR
The UK’s policy on the export of non-controlled goods to countries such as Saudi Arabia and China is mismatched and misaligned, says a Baker & McKenzie trade compliance partner.
September 20, 2016, GIR
DOJ prosecutors can turn to Hui Chen, the department’s new compliance counsel, to help them ask the right questions of compliance personnel, principal deputy assistant attorney general David Bitkower said at GIR Live New York.
September 19, 2016, GIR
The proliferation of electronic devices in the workplace means companies are finding it very challenging to reduce the cost of reviewing and analysing data during internal inquiries, says Joe Warin.
September 15, 2016, GIR
Following “considerable debate” among SFO staff, the agency has given private practice investigations lawyers an A- grade for their work representing companies and individuals during top-tier white-collar cases.
August 11, 2016, GIR
A full transcript of a symposium-style session at GIR Live London in April 2016, where panellists and the audience discussed recent developments with the biggest impact on the practice of international investigations.
June 29, 2016, GIR
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office concluded its first deferred prosecution agreement with Standard Bank in late 2015. At GIR Live London in April, panellists – including counsel to Standard Bank – scrutinised the case, from the importance of witnesses’ first accounts to scepticism on the part of the judiciary.
June 28, 2016, GIR
The associate director of the SEC’s division of enforcement, Scott Friestad, has said the UK’s 23 June vote to leave the EU probably won't affect the way the agency conducts its investigations.
June 17, 2016, GIR
Hans-Joachim Eckert, the chair of Fifa’s ethics committee and a former prosecutor, says whistleblowers should not be financially rewarded for exposing corruption.
June 16, 2016, GIR
A French prosecutor has welcomed a bill that would introduce a DPA-style settlement tool in France, a day after the lower house of the French parliament voted to approve it.
June 10, 2016, GIR
In a conference speech, the FCA’s head of enforcement echoed David Green’s comments on internal investigations, while SFO general counsel Alun Milford likened the privilege strategies employed in corporate internal investigations to those used by organised crime suspects.