Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

Brazilian lawyers: “We are living in a land of uncertainty”

Officials from Brazil’s AGU and CGU reassured lawyers at a conference on 18 October that they are working hard to improve cooperation and coordination between authorities to provide companies with clarity on what to expect after self-reporting.

Spotlight on AML: the EU’s prevention plans and what it can learn from the US

Chris Warren-Smith at Morgan Lewis in London and former US federal prosecutor David I Miller at Morgan Lewis in New York consider how the EU’s new anti-money laundering proposals may help drive much-needed change, and assess the more mature AML regime in the US and what could be learned from its experience as the EU framework is developed.

Former Deutsche Bank traders to test Libor conviction

Two former Deutsche Bank traders convicted of manipulating the Libor benchmark rate are set to challenge their convictions in a series of post-trial arguments.

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DOJ’s changing compliance approach is impractical, in-house lawyers say

The absence of a specialist compliance counsel could leave prosecutors ill-equipped to evaluate the remediation efforts of companies ensnared in foreign bribery investigations, in-house lawyers say.

Criminal division deputy: Petrobras settlement shows commitment to 'piling on' policy

The principal deputy of the DOJ’s criminal division has said that the recent Petrobras settlement is a sign of the DOJ’s commitment to reducing “piling on” in a keynote speech in which he also highlighted the importance of transparency.

Preserving privilege in cross-border internal investigations

Benjamin D Singer at O’Melveny & Myers examines the effect of a recent US court decision on privilege waiver agreements and the German constitutional court's decision in July, which upheld the legality of a raid on Jones Day by Munich prosecutors.

People News: Former Finra official joins Katten Muchin

In the latest people news round-up, Katten Muchin and Morrison & Foerster make hires, while Covington & Burling and White & Case announce a string of promotions.

US judge extends ZTE monitorship to 2022

The Chinese telecommunications company has been disciplined over the same misconduct that led to a settlement with the US Commerce Department in June.

John Gibson: “We may be obliged to challenge overly ambitious privilege claims”

SFO case controller John Gibson, who led the authority’s high-profile privilege challenge against mining company ENRC, speaks to GIR about whether the...

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Brazilian lawyers: “We are living in a land of uncertainty”

Officials from Brazil’s AGU and CGU reassured lawyers at a conference on 18 October that they are working hard to improve cooperation and coordination between authorities to provide companies with clarity on what to expect after self-reporting.

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2018

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