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US authorities find familiar names behind SEC hack

US authorities have blamed a 2016 breach of the SEC’s corporate announcement database on a hacking duo responsible for several similar attacks in recent years.

Barclays trio conspired to manipulate Euribor, court hears

The prosecuting counsel in a trial against three former Barclays Bank employees said that they dishonestly and deliberately manipulated Euribor for profit.

GDPR becomes critical issue in Brazil Trafigura investigation

Lawyers have cited mutual legal assistance treaties and certain GDPR exceptions as some of the routes through which oil trader Trafigura could hand over emails to Brazilian authorities.

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Glenn Ware, pillar of DC’s anti-corruption community, dead at 56

“Don’t mind me if you hear mortar fire," the Navy captain and former World Bank official, speaking from Kurdistan, once apologised on a client call. Friends called him larger than life.

Akerman snags two Hogan Lovells partners

Former SEC branch chief Douglas Paul and Michael Kelly, both veterans of past foreign bribery cases, spoke to GIR following their moves to Akerman from Hogan Lovells.

The rise of anti-corruption whistleblowers in Latin America

Gary Giampetruzzi and Jonathan Stevens at Paul Hastings examine how whistleblowers in Latin America have become an increasingly important part of anti-corruption enforcement.

Jenner & Block poaches third lawyer from K&L Gates

Robert Dalling has joined Jenner & Block as a special counsel in the firm’s global investigations, compliance and defence practice in London.

Former Alstom Power executive found guilty of corruption following retrial

The conviction means all the results of the SFO’s prosecution of Alstom’s subsidiaries Alstom Network UK and Alstom Power and several former executives can now be reported.

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

Money laundering crackdown has not reached the UK

The UK’s resource-strapped authorities aren’t equipped to tackle the vast swathe of money laundering cases that aren’t large enough to be handled by the UK Serious Fraud Office.

An interview with Jason Cofield

Former prosecutor Jason Cofield is director of compliance investigations at Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA). He tells GIR about how the German-owned...

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2018

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The Geopolitics of Data Transfer: What Do Companies Need to Consider When Managing Conflicts of Law in a Global Investigation?

Weng Yee Ng and Jimmy Ko

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Money Laundering Compliance and Investigations Across EMEA

Matthew Getz , Neil Pigott and David Bufton

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

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William H Devaney and Jonathan Peddie

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F Joseph Warin and Daniel P Chung

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Kengo Nishigaki and Yoshiaki Muto

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