July 19, 2017, GIR
There’s little appetite on Capitol Hill to consider granting courts more oversight in settlements following a recent US appeals court ruling that restricts the power of judges to interfere in DPAs, lawyers have told GIR.
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 13, 2017, GIR
Greek authorities are prosecuting a former Johnson & Johnson employee already convicted of bribery in the UK after the SFO handed over information from his cooperation agreement.
July 11, 2017, GIR
Twitter’s fight to publish the number of requests it receives from US national security agencies for user data will head to trial after a judge rejected the DOJ’s request for a summary judgment.
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.
July 06, 2017, GIR
GIR selects the highlights of a trio of reports released by the UK Financial Conduct Authority on its enforcement record over the past year.
July 04, 2017, GIR
Some of the world’s largest technology companies have backed a Facebook case against a gagging order that prevents it from alerting its customers of a US law enforcement warrant for their data.
June 30, 2017, GIR
Ireland will soon publish a long-awaited bill to replace seven existing anti-corruption laws and clarify corporate liability for corruption offences, the country’s justice minister Charlie Flanagan said on 29 June.
June 29, 2017, GIR
Identifying individuals responsible for financial misconduct and preventing them from working in the financial services industry is a stronger deterrent than imposing hefty penalties on the banks that employ them, the managing director of Singapore’s central bank said on 29 June.
June 28, 2017, GIR
A party seeking to selectively waive litigation privilege in a document must disclose the rest of that transaction, a UK High Court judge has ruled in a civil case.