November 24, 2017, GIR
The revelation of an enormous 2016 data breach is the latest in a string of scandals at ride-sharing app company Uber, which faces a growing number of investigations and lawsuits.
November 21, 2017, GIR
New SEC financial figures suggesting the agency will spend up to US$221 million on whistleblower awards in coming years are likely to attract legal professionals to work with potential tipsters, lawyers told GIR.
November 16, 2017, GIR
French and Belgian authorities have raided cement-maker LafargeHolcim and its shareholder GBL, as part of an investigation into payments allegedly made to terrorist groups in Syria.
November 10, 2017, GIR
The World Bank has debarred a Canadian software company for six months over its dealings with a third-party agent in Liberia.
November 09, 2017, GIR
Whistleblowing has become more acceptable in the US, Asia and Europe, although many workers are still keeping quiet out of concern for the damage they may do to their careers, a survey has suggested.
November 06, 2017, GIR
Boutique law firm ZwillGen has hired former US Department of Homeland Security official Allison Bender from Hogan Lovells.
November 03, 2017, GIR
Leslie Caldwell, former assistant attorney general of the DOJ’s criminal division, has warned that the department is still in reactive mode in its approach to cyber criminality.
November 02, 2017, GIR
A lack of coordination between national authorities continues to pose a hurdle for companies looking to negotiate a leniency deal under Brazil’s Clean Company Act, lawyers said during a GIR event in São Paulo.
November 01, 2017, GIR
The director of the Serious Fraud Office David Green says he isn’t worried about the results of a forthcoming audit conducted by the Home Office reviewing the work of UK agencies that combat economic crime.
October 31, 2017, GIR
The SFO’s director told GIR Live London that he welcomes litigation over whether his agency can demand information and documentation held overseas.