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Will AI solve the compliance industry's 'huge efficiency problem'?

Will AI solve the compliance industry's 'huge efficiency problem'?

October 17, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Talk is rising of how artificial intelligence could revolutionise foreign bribery compliance. GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigates.

Supreme Court to hear Microsoft overseas data case

Supreme Court to hear Microsoft overseas data case

October 17, 2017, GIR

The US Supreme Court has said it will review a dispute between Microsoft and the federal government over whether prosecutors have the right to demand data the company holds abroad.

Steptoe partner to receive GIR outstanding career award

Steptoe partner to receive GIR outstanding career award

October 17, 2017, GIR

Steptoe & Johnson partner Lucinda Low will be given this year's Outstanding Career Award at the annual GIR Awards ceremony in Washington, DC, on 26 October.

FCPA Docket: Venezuela’s former attorney general aids US corruption case

FCPA Docket: Venezuela’s former attorney general aids US corruption case

October 16, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

In today’s news round-up, why the US Department of Justice’s review of corporate prosecution policies may temporarily complicate self-reporting decisions by companies, and Venezuela’s former attorney general presents evidence of corruption to the DOJ.

UBS loses appeal over corrupt derivatives deals

UBS loses appeal over corrupt derivatives deals

October 16, 2017, GIR

Swiss bank UBS has lost a lawsuit against a German municipal water company over derivatives deals tainted by third-party bribery.

NEDs fined for sacking whistleblower

NEDs fined for sacking whistleblower

October 16, 2017, GIR

Two non-executive directors of an Australian oil and gas company were found jointly and severally liable by a UK tribunal for dismissing the company’s CEO after he made disclosures about alleged corruption.

FCPA Docket: Former US army colonel challenges FCPA charges

FCPA Docket: Former US army colonel challenges FCPA charges

October 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

In today’s news round-up, a former US army colonel has pleaded not guilty to foreign bribery charges, White & Case elects two new white-collar partners and India opens a follow-on probe into Louis Berger.

Canada weighs up UK versus US DPA models

Canada weighs up UK versus US DPA models

October 13, 2017, GIR

Canadian lawyers welcomed plans to introduce DPA-style settlements as the country also considers whether to change its “death-sentence” debarment rules.

Angola, Uzbekistan and Macao ranked as some of riskiest jurisdictions for bribery

Angola, Uzbekistan and Macao ranked as some of riskiest jurisdictions for bribery

October 12, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Many of the countries home to bribery schemes targeted by recent US enforcement actions also ranked in an anti-corruption report as some of the riskiest jurisdictions to do business in.

Tenth individual pleads guilty in PdVSA probe

Tenth individual pleads guilty in PdVSA probe

October 12, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The part owner of several Florida-based energy companies on 11 October became the tenth individual to plead guilty in an ongoing probe into corruption at Venezuela’s state-run oil company.