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UK SFO general counsel to move into private practice

Kingsley Napley has announced that it has hired UK Serious Fraud Office general counsel Alun Milford, just under a month after Lisa Osofsky took the reigns as the new director of the agency.

People news: Trump nominee joins US Treasury

In the latest people news round-up, changes at the DOJ, OFAC and the SEC, as well as law firm hires in DC, New York, London and more.

GIR Awards 2018 – Boutique or Regional Practice of the Year

GIR reveals the nominees for the award of boutique or regional practice of the year. The awards ceremony will take place on 25 October in aid of a school in Sierra Leone that helps disadvantaged girls.

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DOJ responds to Second Circuit ruling in Hoskins

In fighting back against a motion to dismiss FCPA conspiracy charges by two foreign businessmen, prosecutors revealed how the DOJ views the Second Circuit’s ruling in Hoskins.

In Fifa corruption case, battle turns to internal investigation costs

Two former soccer executives convicted of bribery have asserted that Fifa’s requests for compensation as a victim are “nothing more than naked assertions for the amount of money it spent on legal fees”.

UK Court of Appeal restores boundaries of litigation privilege

The head of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s global investigations practice, Nathan Willmott, senior associate Clare Reeve, and associate Joseph Ninan, welcome the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in SFO v ENRC, but ponder whether the ruling makes the question of how legal advice privilege applies to regulatory internal investigations largely academic.

UK SFO general counsel to move into private practice

Kingsley Napley has announced that it has hired UK Serious Fraud Office general counsel Alun Milford, just under a month after Lisa Osofsky took the reigns as the new director of the agency.

KBR loses fight over extraterritorial application of SFO section 2 notices

A high court judge has confirmed that the SFO can compel foreign companies to hand over documents held overseas as long as a “sufficient connection” between the company and the UK exists.

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

Criminal division and SDNY deputies to speak at GIR Live New York

Matthew Miner, a senior official at Main Justice's criminal division, and Robert Khuzami, the second-in-command at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, are slated to speak at GIR Live in New York on 27 September.

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2018

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