August 22, 2017, GIR
During GIR's last visit in 2015, Canadian lawyers were preparing themselves for more aggressive enforcement of white-collar crime. While it hasn't exactly panned out like that, GIR set out to find what has changed in the past two years.
August 21, 2017, GIR
In May, GIR travelled to Canada - with stops in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa - for the first time since 2015. Here we present the best investigations firms and individual practitioners in the local market.
July 21, 2017, GIR
Former US prosecutors say the DOJ will want to step up cooperation with foreign authorities after the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned the conviction of two former Rabobank traders whose rights against self-incrimination were violated when a compelled UK testimony was used against them.
July 19, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
Lawsuits brought by an insurers’ association against five US medical companies accused of bribing doctors in Brazil are beginning to unravel.
July 17, 2017, GIR
A UK lawyer for former Autonomy director Shushovan Hussain has told a US court about the possible sanctions for non-compliance with UK Financial Reporting Council investigations, amid DOJ attempts to obtain a transcript of Hussain's interview with the UK regulator.
July 10, 2017, GIR
The UK's Serious Fraud Office has so far secured four deferred prosecution agreements. Panellists at GIR Live London in April were asked whether these settlements jeopardise the rights of individuals and whether "adversarial" is a dirty word.
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 29, 2017, GIR
The SEC has charged Canadian oil and gas company Penn West Petroleum, along with three of its former senior finance executives, for a multi-year accounting fraud.
June 28, 2017, GIR
A Singapore appeals court ruled that emails published online from a cyberattack, and proposed as evidence in a case, still retain privilege. Lawyers say that the decision sets a precedent against future cyber attacks intended to expose confidential material.
June 26, 2017, GIR
US health insurance company Anthem has agreed to a proposed settlement of US$115 million in a purported class action suit over a 2015 cyber-attack where 79 million people had their personal information stolen.