03 April 2017
After Rolls-Royce secured a landmark DPA without self-reporting, lawyers question the incentives for companies to disclose potential wrongdoing to the SFO.
16 March 2017
In pre-trial litigation with two former Magyar Telekom executives, the SEC has revealed how one executive, faced with an internal investigation by White & Case, downloaded software called “AbsoluteShield File Shredder”.
13 March 2017
Facing a civil trial scheduled for May, the former CEO of Magyar Telekom, Elek Straub, has agreed to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges with the SEC, subject to confirmation from the commission.
24 February 2017
Two former Magyar Telekom executives facing trial over civil FCPA charges are fighting to block the SEC from using as evidence interview memoranda produced by White & Case lawyers over 10 years ago during an internal investigation.
16 February 2017
In the latest people news, a round-up of the firms high-level Obama-era public officials have chosen to join, and more.
02 February 2016
GIR’s index of the lawyers and law firms behind the DoJ’s Swiss bank programme settlements: who advised who and how much their clients paid in penalties.
07 January 2016
The Department of Justice has been examining the possibility the British bank paid bribes in Saudi Arabia. Real estate company Jadawel International sought access to Barclays' internal investigation.
04 December 2015
The Justice Department hasn’t revealed the nature of the classified information, which appear to have come to light as prosecutors were working to comply with their pre-trial discovery obligations. Dmitrij Harder’s defense attorney, Ian Comisky of Blank Rome LLP, said at a Nov. 4 hearing that he didn’t know what the documents were about, either.
15 September 2015
Potential U.S. nexus in Ford bribery investigation
21 May 2015
A Sony vice president for litigation expressed frustration with receiving a $1.7 million bill from Mark Mendelsohn at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, according to stolen emails published on the WikiLeaks website. Paul Weiss represented the entertainment company in a Securities and Exchange Commission civil probe of its compliance in China with U.S. foreign bribery laws.
Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce the GIR Live Webinar, to be held on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 15.30 GMT.
Global Investigations Review is pleased to announce a major international conference to be held in London. Thursday, 27 April 2017.
William Long and Michele Tagliaferri
Oliver Powell and Saaman Pourghadiri
Outer Temple Chambers
Andrew Thornton-Dibb and David Kirk
McGuireWoods London LLP
Trench Rossi Watanabe