July 18, 2017, GIR
Denis Desnoyers, the head of criminal operations for the National Division at the RCMP, discusses processes to resolve blanket privilege claims, interactions between RCMP investigators and Canada’s prosecutorial body, and how the police may act to help limit costs for companies under investigation.
July 17, 2017, GIR
The criminal trial of four former top Barclays executives charged over the bank’s crisis-era fundraising will begin on 9 January 2019, a judge said at Southwark Crown Court in London.
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 05, 2017, GIR
The SFO has claimed litigation privilege over its interviews with suspects to prevent third parties from accessing transcripts that form part of an investigation - a move lawyers say is unprecedented.
May 30, 2017, GIR
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has fined Credit Suisse and the United Overseas Bank S$700,000 and S$900,000, respectively, for anti-money laundering violations in connection with the ongoing investigation into Malaysia’s embattled investment fund 1MDB.
May 26, 2017, GIR
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has fined French bank BNP Paribas for the “nearly unfettered misconduct” of more than a dozen traders.
May 11, 2017, GIR
Tim Strong and Emma Allen at Taylor Wessing in London examine a recent review by the UK’s Banking Standards Board, which found that a third of employees in the banking sector would think twice before blowing the whistle on misconduct.
April 06, 2017, GIR
Following comments from the FCA’s head of enforcement, Mark Steward, that the agency’s pursuit of individuals doesn’t mean companies get a “free pass”, lawyers still wonder whether the new regulations could distract the agency from enforcement against regulated entities.
March 24, 2017, GIR
Switzerland’s top court has said Finma cannot rely on unverified facts when placing individuals on a watch list that could ruin their careers.
March 23, 2017, GIR
The FCA has reopened an investigation into Barclays’ 2008 financial crisis fundraising in Qatar as charging decisions in the SFO investigation draw near.