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Argentina’s investigations bar

GIR travelled to Buenos Aires to see how Argentina’s young investigations bar is developing a year after the country introduced corporate criminal liability.

GIR Awards 2019

GIR presents the nominees for Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year and Most Important Development in the Practice or Law of International Investigations.

Norwegian regulator chides DNB over money laundering controls

Major Norwegian bank DNB has “significant deficiencies” in its compliance with anti-money laundering regulations, Norway’s Financial Supervisory Authority has said.

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Deutsche Bank employees “deliberately bypassed” hiring policies

Warnings from compliance and human resources didn’t stop senior Deutsche Bank employees from hiring relatives of foreign officials, the SEC said in a $16 million FCPA settlement with the financial institution.

US sales president pleads guilty over PDVSA bribery

Prosecutors have secured more guilty pleas in the Justice Department’s investigation into bribery at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company.

US Justice Department acts to increasingly enforce FARA while practitioners call for clearer rules

Bruce Zagaris at Berliner Corcoran & Rowe in Washington, DC argues that the increased enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act along with enhanced enforcement tools and no significant clarification of the ambiguous provisions of the law will produce more enforcement actions and yet not more compliance.

Argentina’s investigations bar

GIR travelled to Buenos Aires to see how Argentina’s young investigations bar is developing a year after the country introduced corporate criminal liability.

French anti-corruption agency targets companies’ clients

France’s anti-corruption agency is contacting companies’ business partners as part of its auditing process, much to the surprise of local lawyers.

Glenn Leon: “We view the engagement with our outside counsel as a partnership”

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s chief ethics and compliance officer – and former federal prosecutor – Glenn Leon explains the situations in which he would...

Conference coverage

French AFA routinely undermines professional secrecy, lawyers say

Lawyers at the first-ever GIR Live in Paris have said the French agency tasked with overseeing company’s compliance programmes is requesting documents typically covered by secrecy rules.

French anti-corruption agency targets companies’ clients

France’s anti-corruption agency is contacting companies’ business partners as part of its auditing process, much to the surprise of local lawyers. Three...

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Europe, The Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2019

Highlights

The Geopolitics of Data Transfer

Weng Yee Ng

Forensic Risk Alliance

Money Laundering Compliance and Investigations across EMEA

Matthew Getz and David Bufton

Boies, Schiller & Flexner
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Guides

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The Guide to Monitorships - First Edition

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The Healthcare Industry

David W Ogden, Ronald C Machen, Stephen A Jonas and Ericka Aiken

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

The Financial Services Industry

Günter Degitz and Rich Kando

AlixPartners
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Know-how

Extradition

Highlights

England & Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

England and Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

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