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Brazil’s CGU upgrades Rolls-Royce investigation

The CGU has formalised a bribery investigation into Rolls-Royce over allegations the UK engineering company bribed officials at Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras.

Indonesia’s Rolls-Royce and Airbus investigation takes off

Indonesia’s investigation into payments made by Rolls-Royce and Airbus to the country’s state-owned airline Garuda Airlines is intensifying, with prosecutors examining eight former Garuda executives in as many days.

Alvarez & Marsal hires two in New York

Bill Waldie and John Kim have joined Alvarez & Marsal's New York disputes and investigations practice as managing directors.

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FBI sees international corruption unit changes

The chief of the FBI’s international corruption unit, Darryl Wegner, has left to take up a senior position in the bureau’s Houston field office.

Major recent FCPA developments and their implications

Skadden lawyers Gary DiBianco and Warren T Allen II discuss recent major FCPA-related developments, including an increased focus on individual accountability and how it could significantly alter longstanding enforcement practices.

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.

Alvarez & Marsal hires two in New York

Bill Waldie and John Kim have joined Alvarez & Marsal's New York disputes and investigations practice as managing directors.

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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