May 27, 2015, GIR
The very public arrests of seven Fifa officials on Wednesday, together with the simultaneous dawn raid of the organisation’s headquarters, represents a sea-change in the way agencies are balancing the privacy of investigative targets and the public interest.
May 21, 2015, GIR
Lawyers say an appeal court’s ruling that the FCA improperly identified an individual in a final notice published in connection with JP Morgan’s “London Whale” settlement could mean that the authority will have to investigate allegations more thoroughly.
May 11, 2015, GIR
The High Court of England & Wales has agreed with an SFO stance that having corporate counsel present during compelled interviews with employees may prejudice investigations.
May 01, 2015, GIR
Judge John Gleeson, who is overseeing HSBC’s money laundering and sanctions DPA, has asked the DoJ to file a full version of a report by the bank’s monitor, even though prosecutors previously said that the confidential document would not be disclosed.
April 24, 2015, GIR
Tesco’s apparent decision to avoid face-to-face interviews with potential suspects could signal a change in the way lawyers handle internal investigations in the UK.
April 20, 2015, GIR
Brazil's anti-corruption agency yesterday published the recording of an interview with a key witness in the SBM Offshore investigation. In it, Brazilian officials say that both Dutch prosecutors and SBM Offshore underestimated the authority's capabilities.
April 14, 2015, GIR
A recent UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruling has strengthened the position of whistleblowers who report misconduct that affects only a limited number of people.
April 10, 2015, GIR
Brazil’s investigation of tax fraud and bribery allegations against 74 companies could have repercussions for every dispute heard by the country’s tax appeals board in the last decade.
April 09, 2015, GIR
Foreign companies with operations in Russia risk breaking local competition and contract laws when trying to comply with US and EU sanctions. Taking advantage of corporate structure may be one solution.
April 08, 2015, GIR
Australia’s Securities and Investments Commission says a new mechanism to deal with assertions of privilege would speed up its investigations.