May 23, 2017, GIR
Jürgen Klengel said that increasing conflicts of interest when taking on new clients were behind his decision to leave White & Case after 18 years and strike out on his own.
May 22, 2017, GIR
A “surprising” UK court ruling on a privilege dispute between ENRC and the SFO will affect companies’ decisions whether to conduct internal investigations, according to Shaul Brazil at BCL.
May 18, 2017, GIR
EU authorities will have to rely heavily on enforcers in Asia to carry out investigations into possible EU data protection breaches by companies in Hong Kong and China, according to a Hong Kong-based lawyer at Haldanes.
May 15, 2017, GIR
A long-running investigation into Russian money-laundering uncovered by Sergei Magnitsky was cut short on 12 May after the companies involved agreed to settle with US authorities.
May 05, 2017, GIR
Uber has hired Shearman & Sterling to conduct an internal inquiry after it emerged the US DOJ has launched a criminal investigation of the company’s use of secret software to evade transport regulators.
May 04, 2017, GIR
Spain’s High Court has called in seven former HSBC bankers for questioning as part of a money-laundering investigation, a day after it summoned current and former employees from Santander and BNP Paribas in the same case.
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.