Magistrate judge recommends dismissal of terrorism lawsuit

Plaintiffs failed to show that the defendant companies intentionally harmed the US when they allegedly made payments to the Taliban, a magistrate judge said.

US food safety company reports US sanctions probe

Food safety company Neogen says that it is under investigation by the Treasury Department over potential violations of US sanctions on Iran.

GIR Awards: final call for nominations

GIR is accepting submissions for the GIR Awards until the final deadline of 6 August.

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People News: Rio Tinto recruits in-house veteran as new chief legal officer

Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto has hired Isabelle Deschamps as its new chief legal officer, and a former Linklaters partner has started as special counsel at the White House.

Amec Foster Wheeler ignored lawyers’ bribery warnings

A UK court has scolded engineering company Amec Foster Wheeler for failing to take action to stop bribery despite repeated warnings from lawyers it hired to look into potential misconduct.

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Matt Dewsbury at HSBC Holdings

Matt Dewsbury, the group head of financial crime investigations at HSBC Holdings in London, tells GIR about how one of the world’s largest financial institution structures its investigations, how emerging technologies and …

Shell-Eni judgment reveals gaffes by the prosecution

The Italian court that acquitted oil companies Shell and Eni in March of corruption charges tied to a Nigerian oilfield had strong criticisms about prosecutors’ handling of the case, according to a …

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