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Murphy & McGonigle hires from Cadwalader

Former federal prosecutor Joseph Facciponti has joined white-collar boutique Murphy & McGonigle in New York as a shareholder in its cybersecurity practice.

Bilfinger attempts to recover compliance costs from former executives

German engineering company Bilfinger is investigating if former executives can be held responsible for failing to prevent bribery that sparked investigations by both US and German authorities.

Israel’s largest construction company caught up in bribery probe

Israeli police have raided the offices of a Shikun & Binui subsidiary as part of a bribery investigation that may be tied to a World Bank audit of several construction projects in Kenya.

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Supreme Court limits whistleblower protections

The US Supreme Court has ruled that a whistleblower must report misconduct to the SEC to be protected from retaliation under Dodd-Frank.

Houston company seeks damages in alleged Venezuelan bribe scheme

A Houston energy development company that ceased operations last year says it was damaged by its refusal to pay bribes in Venezuela.

Proposed US bill puts banks on collision course with incoming GDPR

A proposed US law requiring foreign banks to hand information to authorities within 10 days of a demand – or face being cut off from correspondent banks – would put financial institutions in direct conflict with EU data protection laws coming into force in May, lawyers say.

Murphy & McGonigle hires from Cadwalader

Former federal prosecutor Joseph Facciponti has joined white-collar boutique Murphy & McGonigle in New York as a shareholder in its cybersecurity practice.

Nigeria urged to investigate Addax bribery allegations in Deloitte report

A Nigerian NGO has asked the country’s anti-corruption commission to look into four local law firms currently being investigated by US authorities for allegedly funnelling bribes from Sinopec-owned Addax to local officials.

Adam Hickey: work with us on cybercrime

Adam Hickey, the deputy assistant attorney general at the US Department of Justice’s national security division, talks to GIR about the DOJ’s cybersecurity...

Conference coverage

SFO director: artificial intelligence “the way forward”

SFO director David Green has called on the defence bar to embrace artificial intelligence and said the authority will use the newly-enacted unexplained wealth orders in corruption cases, at a London event on Tuesday.

“Not every crisis requires 50 associates”, says ex-GC

In a press release on 6 February, the law firm Stroock said Ira Raphaelson has joined as senior counsel in Washington, DC. He will advise clients on compliance...

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