July 18, 2017, GIR
Denis Desnoyers, the head of criminal operations for the National Division at the RCMP, discusses processes to resolve blanket privilege claims, interactions between RCMP investigators and Canada’s prosecutorial body, and how the police may act to help limit costs for companies under investigation.
July 13, 2017, GIR
Greek authorities are prosecuting a former Johnson & Johnson employee already convicted of bribery in the UK after the SFO handed over information from his cooperation agreement.
July 11, 2017, GIR
A recent Canadian appeals court’s decision to uphold the conviction of a former Cryptometrics Canada agent has given the country’s enforcement record a much-needed boost, according to lawyers.
July 10, 2017, GIR
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has so far secured four deferred prosecution agreements. Panellists at GIR Live London in April were asked whether these settlements jeopardise the rights of individuals and whether “adversarial” is a dirty word.
July 06, 2017, GIR
Twenty years after China regained control of Hong Kong, the phrase “one country, two systems” certainly rings true, with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority receiving an A- grade in this year's Due Process Guide while China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce languishes at the bottom of the list for the second year running.
June 28, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigation reveals how the Criminal Division's cash injections from an obscure enforcement fund increased more than 10-fold in recent years. Part 2 of a three-part examination of the DOJ's Three Percent Fund.
June 27, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
How the US Justice Department became increasingly reliant on an obscure fund to finance major white-collar crime investigations. Part one of a three-part GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigation into the Three Percent Fund.
June 15, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
Chinese companies are questioning how the US will enforce the FCPA because of President Donald Trump’s past comments on the foreign bribery law, an in-house counsel at United Technologies Corporation’s Chinese subsidiary has said.
June 12, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
As Andrew Weissmann joins Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation team, white-collar lawyers reflect on the highs and lows of his tenure as head of the DOJ’s criminal fraud section.
June 05, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
In a decision that strengthens the defence’s position in SEC cases, the Supreme Court has ruled that disgorgement is subject to the five-year statute of limitations.