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Litigation boutique adds Hogan Lovells lawyer

Robert Bennett, who has spent the past several years at Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC, will join Schertler & Onorato as senior counsel on 1 June.

GIR Practitioner's Guide launch party - in pictures

Photos from the launch party of the second edition of GIR's The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations. The event was held at the Law Society of England and Wales on Chancery Lane in London.

Trump’s ZTE intrusion sparks “chaos” in companies

Companies are left bewildered by the US government’s confused messaging over potential political interference to soften penalties handed to Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer ZTE for breaching US sanctions.

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Miami prosecutor joins Main Justice’s FCPA unit

A former assistant US attorney in the Southern District of Florida has joined the DOJ’s FCPA unit as a trial attorney.

Benjamin Singer leaves DOJ for Big Law

The head of the Department of Justice’s securities and financial fraud unit, Benjamin Singer, has moved to O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, DC.

Look to anti-corruption efforts for help in building human rights compliance programmes, say Covington lawyers

Covington & Burling partner Ian Hargreaves and associates Sarah Crowder and Hannah Edmonds-Camara explain how a company’s anti-corruption and human rights compliance teams can be more effective by working together.

Litigation boutique adds Hogan Lovells lawyer

Robert Bennett, who has spent the past several years at Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC, will join Schertler & Onorato as senior counsel on 1 June.

The future of the investigations firm

Companies are increasingly finding themselves under scrutiny: from government enforcement actions, media probes, whistleblower claims and more. GIR invited six leading specialists to explore how firms should position themselves over the coming years to meet an increased demand for effective and prudent investigations.

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...

Conference coverage

IBA Krakow: Poland may introduce DPAs

The Polish government is considering whether to introduce DPA-style settlements to allow companies that self-report misconduct and pay a 3 million Polish złoty fine to resolve bribery matters.

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Inside In-House

Thirty-eight in-house investigations specialists from around the world. The investigations and compliance specialists featured in our survey have led or worked on cross-border investigations and compliance matters for companies across numerous industries, including banking, oil and gas, manufacturing and technology and hail from countries around the world, including the US, UK, Brazil, Mexico, Norway and Canada. All profiles are ordered alphabetically by first name.

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Practitioner Insight

Reviews

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2017

Highlights

Investigating Accounting Irregularities

Andrew Grantham

AlixPartners

Money Laundering Compliance and Investigations across EMEA

Matthew Getz and Elly Brindle

Boies, Schiller & Flexner
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Guides

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The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

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Introduction

Judith Seddon , Eleanor Davison , Christopher J Morvillo , Michael Bowes QC and Luke Tolaini

Clifford Chance LLP
Fountain Court Chambers
Outer Temple Chambers

The Evolution of Risk Management in Global Investigations

William H Devaney and Jonathan Peddie

Baker McKenzie
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Privilege

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Canada

Peter MacKay and Chris Burkett

Baker McKenzie

Switzerland

Christophe Emonet and Cécile Zumstein

Pestalozzi

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