March 22, 2017, GIR
A UK Supreme Court ruling that found the FCA did not improperly identify Achilles Macris when it fined JPMorgan over the “London Whale” trades failed to strike the right balance between individual rights and regulatory efficiency, lawyers say.
February 27, 2017, GIR
A French court decision blocking an SFO extradition request highlights the difficulty the British authority faces in its attempt to get four other former Deutsche Bank traders to face trial over the same alleged Euribor misconduct.
February 22, 2017, GIR
Citigroup will pay a 69 million rand (€5 million) fine to resolve its role in South Africa’s foreign exchange rigging investigation, days after the country’s competition enforcer referred a host of banks to the country’s Competition Tribunal alleging they fixed the exchange of the US dollar/rand currency pair.
February 22, 2017, GIR
With enforcement agencies around the world ramping up the fight against economic crime, and a new, unpredictable US government, 2017 is set to be a tumultuous year. In December 2016 we invited six leading lawyers from the UK, Germany, the US and Hong Kong to give their predictions on what will be the big issues for investigations specialists over the coming 12 months.
February 03, 2017, GIR
GIR wants to hear your views on the due process policies and procedures of the government enforcement agencies and prosecutor’s offices you work with every day. The deadline for the 2017 Due Process Guide survey has been extended to 10 February.
February 01, 2017, GIR
Tough corporate crime laws in the UK make it harder for the Serious Fraud Office to investigate and prosecute British Telecommunications if it decides to look into the company’s accounting practices at its Italian business, lawyers have told GIR.
January 31, 2017, GIR
Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay the DFS and UK FCA US$628 million to resolve allegations that it allowed its traders to improperly move billions out of Russia, as the bank continues to face scrutiny from multiple authorities over the same misconduct.
January 30, 2017, GIR
GIR takes an inside look at Hong Kong’s burgeoning white-collar bar and meets the region’s go-to lawyers for complex fraud, corruption and money laundering cases.
January 26, 2017, GIR
Photos of the launch party for the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations, edited by Judith Seddon, Eleanor Davison, Christopher Morvillo, Michael Bowes QC and Luke Tolaini, held at Somerset House in London on 24 January.
January 20, 2017, GIR
An independent monitor appointed by Deutsche Bank as part of a multibillion-dollar settlement with the US Department of Justice was formerly a member of the government taskforce which investigated the bank.
January 11, 2017, GIR
Six days after the Department of Justice secured its first individual guilty plea in its foreign exchange rigging investigation, a grand jury yesterday indicted three former traders for conspiring to fix prices and rig bids for the euro/US dollar currency pair.
January 05, 2017, GIR
A former Barclays dealer pleaded guilty on Wednesday to fixing prices in the foreign currency exchange market – the first individual guilty plea in the US Department of Justice antitrust division’s ongoing investigation of forex rate rigging.