August 04, 2014, GIR
A UK citizen has been arrested for alleged FCPA violations after travelling to the US – unaware that the DoJ had publicly charged him nine months earlier.
July 30, 2014, GIR
Whistleblowers disclosing confidential corporate information to enforcers will be protected under proposed French legislation criminalising the unauthorised disclosure of commercial secrets.
July 29, 2014, GIR
Judge Richard Leon in the DC District Court has postponed a hearing where the US Department of Justice and Fokker were due to justify a deferred prosecution agreement, after evidence by a former US government investigator cast doubt on the accuracy of information provided in the agreement.
July 23, 2014, GIR
Data preservation, collection and review processes can be costly, time-consuming, and painstaking (if not at times painful) for a company undertaking an investigation. The requirements of various government agencies and data protection/privacy laws are often overlapping, competing and contradictory.
July 18, 2014, GIR
The European Court of Human Rights has confirmed that defendants are immune from criminal proceedings once regulators have imposed administrative penalties for the same misconduct, in a case which could have repercussions across Europe.
July 16, 2014, GIR
Swiss bank Credit Suisse is preparing to send the names of over 1,000 employees to US authorities to comply with the terms of its recent plea agreement with the DoJ.
July 15, 2014, GIR
New procurement rules will prevent companies whose foreign affiliates have been convicted of crimes, including foreign bribery and fraud, from bidding for most Canadian federal contracts.
July 09, 2014, GIR
GIR is proud to present the Enforcement Scorecard, a comprehensive guide to the world’s 50 largest corporate enforcement actions and the counsel who guided companies through them.
July 09, 2014, GIR
Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras said it could lose up to US$15 billion if contracts with Dutch oil-platform services company SBM Offshore are suspended, in response to a query by the country’s main anti-corruption enforcer.
July 04, 2014, GIR
The Netherlands has approved plans to introduce larger penalties for corruption and money laundering offences for both companies and individuals.