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.
June 02, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A Brooklyn federal judge has upbraided the Department of Justice over its use of deferred prosecution agreements, saying he is fed up with big law firms benefitting while individual perpetrators of corruption go unaccountable.
May 26, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
A previously unreported FCPA investigation into the business dealings in South Korea of two seismic device companies has yielded money laundering charges against an employee of the country’s state-sponsored geology institute.
May 25, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
The DOJ fraud section's compliance counsel, Hui Chen, has been publishing forthright social media posts, and her views have been gaining attention.
May 22, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has lost two of its most experienced anti-corruption specialists, following several years of revenue losses, office closures and a firm-wide reorganisation effort.