June 06, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Kirkland & Ellis partner Brian Benczkowski to lead the DOJ’s criminal division. GIR Just Anti-Corruption talks to those who’ve worked with Benczkowski to find out how he may lead the division.
June 05, 2017, GIR
The SFO has claimed litigation privilege over its interviews with suspects to prevent third parties from accessing transcripts that form part of an investigation - a move lawyers say is unprecedented.
June 05, 2017, GIR
A new law restricting the transfer of data out of China could throw up problems for lawyers conducting internal investigations in the country.
May 30, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption
In today's news round-up, another company is caught up in the Unaoil bribery investigation and King & Spalding partner Christopher Wray is one of two candidates meeting President Trump about the FBI director position.
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.