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The implication of France’s failed foreign bribery case

The implication of France’s failed foreign bribery case

January 30, 2015, GIR

In January, an appeal court acquitted French defence company Safran of corruption charges, in a case that shows the difficulty in proving corporate criminal liability for foreign bribery in France.

SDNY: it’s reasonable to fire uncooperative employees

SDNY: it’s reasonable to fire uncooperative employees

January 30, 2015, GIR

A ruling by the District Court for the Southern District of New York that two employees were reasonably sacked and denied severance pay and company stock will help to define what companies may expect from employees during internal investigations.

Whistleblowers: what the UK should learn from the US

Whistleblowers: what the UK should learn from the US

January 29, 2015, GIR

The UK’s financial regulators have dismissed the idea of US-style whistleblower reward programmes. But many lawyers believe they should still look across the Atlantic for ways to improve the country’s approach to whistleblowers.

Alberta court rejects self-incrimination concerns in foreign evidence sharing

Alberta court rejects self-incrimination concerns in foreign evidence sharing

January 28, 2015, GIR

A Canadian court has upheld the Alberta Securities Commission’s power to compel witnesses to provide evidence and hand it over to foreign enforcers, despite a defendant’s argument that this would violate his right to protect himself from self-incrimination elsewhere.

GIR Women in Investigations Survey

GIR Women in Investigations Survey

January 16, 2015, GIR

To shine a light on the remarkable women in the field of investigations, GIR invites readers to submit nominations for our Women in Investigations survey.

Investigations: key trends in 2015

Investigations: key trends in 2015

January 14, 2015, GIR

GIR has asked lawyers across the world to pinpoint the pivotal issues that will affect investigations specialists in 2015. 

GIR Due Process Guide 2015: tell us what you think about the agencies you work with

GIR Due Process Guide 2015: tell us what you think about the agencies you work with

January 13, 2015, GIR

Global Investigations Review has begun research for this year’s Due Process Guide - a survey of what lawyers think about the due process policies and procedures of government enforcement agencies around the world.

GIR's Festive Top 40

GIR's Festive Top 40

December 19, 2014, GIR

Season’s greetings from the team at GIR! Here we present our 40 favourite articles from the past year.

Investigations: what to watch out for in 2015

Investigations: what to watch out for in 2015

December 17, 2014, GIR

GIR takes a look at five major legal issues that lawyers working on global investigations should be prepared for.

Tracey McDermott: The FCA, forex and 45 years' work

Tracey McDermott: The FCA, forex and 45 years' work

November 28, 2014, GIR

Just days after announcing the coordinated US$4.3 billion forex fine, the UK Financial Conduct Authority's director of enforcement and financial crime Tracey McDermott spoke to Marieke Breijer about the work that went into organising the global settlement, and more.