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Deutsche Bank to comply with Trump-related subpoenas

A US federal judge in Manhattan has dismissed a request from President Donald Trump to block Deutsche Bank from complying with congressional subpoenas seeking his financial records.

Bosch settles Dieselgate investigation for €90 million

Technology supplier Bosch agreed to pay a €90 million fine to settle a German emissions-related investigation into the company.

NGO wants independence for Germany’s public prosecutor’s offices

A recent recommendation by a CJEU advocate general in an EAW case has renewed calls to end the German justice ministers’ powers to direct public prosecutors in investigations.

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Bribery lawsuit sparked by short-seller report fails

A California federal judge has shot down a lawsuit that was borne out of allegations of corruption in Albania made by a short-seller.

Guaidó wades into PDVSA restitution battle, fires Maduro-backed lawyers

The US-backed interim Venezuelan government has sought to hijack the Maduro regime’s bid for restitution in a PDVSA corruption case brought by DOJ prosecutors.

Too big to care? What should Big Tech learn from banking?

Tech companies need to implement effective compliance programmes to avoid increasing regulatory scrutiny and fines that could far exceed those imposed on banks following the financial crisis, Forensic Risk Alliance partner Rob Mason and director Simon Taylor argue.

Counsel Watch

A round up of lawyers and firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel to the Trump Organisation in its attempt to block Deutsche Bank from complying with congressional subpoenas and lawyers representing former Danske Bank executives caught up in the money laundering scandal.

US judge “deeply troubled” by practice of outsourcing government investigations to law firms

Lawyers GIR spoke to believe that Judge McMahon’s judgment will have a significant effect on the DOJ’s conduct and interaction with external counsel during investigations.

Catherine Razzano: “Don’t let perfection get in the way of progress”

The VP and chief ethics and compliance officer at Panasonic Avionics Corporation talks to GIR about the advice she’d have given herself ahead of her current...

Conference coverage

Notebook scandal gives Argentina “unprecedented opportunity” to tackle corruption, official says

The president of Argentina’s financial information unit has said that a high-profile case that hit the headlines last year presents an opportunity for significant anti-corruption reforms in the country.

Catherine Razzano: “Don’t let perfection get in the way of progress”

The VP and chief ethics and compliance officer at Panasonic Avionics Corporation talks to GIR about the advice she’d have given herself ahead of her current...

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