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Conference Coverage

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.

GIR Live Hong Kong: the private equity dilemma - who do you turn to?

GIR Live Hong Kong: the private equity dilemma - who do you turn to?

October 27, 2015, GIR

When a foreign private equity firm discovers one of its Chinese investments has corruption issues, its first port of call in the search for answers might not be that company’s chairman, says Deutsche Bank’s deputy general counsel for Asia-Pacific.

Anthony Neoh QC: Hiding wrongdoing is never a safe strategy, especially in China

Anthony Neoh QC: Hiding wrongdoing is never a safe strategy, especially in China

October 26, 2015, GIR

Increased activity by Chinese enforcers, better information sharing between governments and a surge in corporate whistleblowing means coming clean is both the right thing to do and in the best interests of the company, according to the former chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.