April 27, 2017, GIR
UK deferred prosecution agreements could put individuals’ rights to a fair trial at risk, investigations lawyers said at GIR’s third annual conference in London.
April 26, 2017, GIR
Sweden’s anti-money laundering and financial sanctions regimes have come under fire over an apparent lack of coordination between its enforcers that tackle financial crime.
April 26, 2017, GIR
A US judge ordered Google to turn over user data stored outside the country, after rejecting the company’s argument that executing the warrant required the Stored Communications Act to be applied extraterritorially.
April 24, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
Mark Mendelsohn, a former head of the DOJ's FCPA unit, said that a fear of internal controls being criticised by authorities and regulators is preventing more companies from voluntarily self-disclosing misconduct.
April 24, 2017, GIR
In the latest people news, the World Bank appoints a new anti-corruption chief, Debevoise & Plimpton hires a spate of former federal prosecutors and a roundup of other recent moves and promotions.
April 21, 2017, GIR
Rolls-Royce’s landmark deferred prosecution agreement with the Serious Fraud Office was touted as a game-changer. At GIR Live London on 27 April, SFO general counsel Alun Milford and a panel of leading lawyers will discuss the future of DPAs in the UK.
April 18, 2017, GIR
Former consultants hired to advise Airbus on business deals are suing the aerospace company as it handles corruption investigations around the world.
April 10, 2017, GIR
UK retailer Tesco has entered into a £129 million settlement with the SFO, drawing a line under a £326 million accounting scandal that had plagued the company since 2014.
April 07, 2017, GIR
The European Parliament says it is concerned that a data-sharing pact that allows personal data to be transferred across the Atlantic for business purposes is no longer fit for purpose because US intelligence agencies can access EU citizens’ data without warrants.
April 04, 2017, GIR
Following Unaoil’s failed application for judicial review companies and individuals will find it difficult to contest SFO investigations, lawyers say.