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Former EDF exec gets five years in bribery case

A French court has sentenced a former procurement manager at energy company EDF to five years in prison and a €100,000 fine for bribery and market rigging, in a case linked to three of the country’s CJIPs.

People News: A&O hires Madoff prosecutor

SNC-Lavalin hires a new general counsel, the lead architect of Sapin II moves into private practice, and Allen & Overy hires from K2 Intelligence in the US.

Proactive compliance: predicting corrupt payments

The head of compliance at AB InBev, one of the world’s largest fast-moving consumer goods companies in the world by revenue, explains how the brewer uses data analytics and risk scoring to help identify transaction patterns that require investigation.

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Former FCPA unit chief delivers profane judgment of accounting provisions

Enlivened by salty language, Chuck Duross’s remarks at an American Bar Association conference in Georgia offered a rare candid assessment.

Vinson & Elkins adds another FCPA lawyer

Vinson & Elkins has hired Palmina Fava, a former partner at Paul Hastings, to handle foreign bribery matters from the firm’s New York office.

US Justice Department acts to increasingly enforce FARA while practitioners call for clearer rules

Bruce Zagaris at Berliner Corcoran & Rowe in Washington, DC argues that the increased enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act along with enhanced enforcement tools and no significant clarification of the ambiguous provisions of the law will produce more enforcement actions and yet not more compliance.

DLA Piper Chile opens white-collar crime practice

DLA Piper has launched its white-collar crime practice in Chile by hiring a partner from local criminal litigation boutique Cortés y Rodríguez Abogados to lead the area.

Microsoft unlikely to face bribery enforcement action in Hungary

Lawyers question whether Hungary’s untested corporate criminal liability law will hold up in the Microsoft bribery case, amid international pressure on the country to improve its anti-bribery enforcement.

Glenn Leon: “We view the engagement with our outside counsel as a partnership”

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s chief ethics and compliance officer – and former federal prosecutor – Glenn Leon explains the situations in which he would...

Conference coverage

GIR Live Hong Kong: Investigating across jurisdictions

This year’s GIR Live Hong Kong turns its focus to the challenge of moving data between jurisdictions during investigations.

GIR launches Inside In-house 2019

Welcome to GIR’s second edition of Inside In-house: a special survey profiling 15 individuals working at some of the biggest companies across the globe,...

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Europe, The Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2019

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The Geopolitics of Data Transfer

Weng Yee Ng

Forensic Risk Alliance

Money Laundering Compliance and Investigations across EMEA

Matthew Getz and David Bufton

Boies, Schiller & Flexner
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The Guide to Monitorships - First Edition

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The Healthcare Industry

David W Ogden, Ronald C Machen, Stephen A Jonas and Ericka Aiken

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

The Financial Services Industry

Günter Degitz and Rich Kando

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Extradition

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England & Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

England and Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

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