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SFO brings back forex investigation head for Airbus bribery probe

The UK Serious Fraud Office has appointed a well-known barrister to spearhead its sprawling investigation into bribes allegedly paid by French aircraft manufacturer Airbus.

Brazil’s CGU set to announce six settlement agreements

The head of the directorate of leniency agreements in Brazil's Ministry of Transparency and Comptroller General of the Union has said that the agency will publish settlements with half a dozen unnamed companies in the next month.

People News: Linklaters partner seconded to FCA

In the latest people news round-up, Hogan Lovells appoints a former Sony Hack prosecutor as the head of its Americas white-collar practice and a Hong Kong-based lawyer leaves a UK magic circle firm for a six-month stint at the FCA.

  • Greenberg Traurig trio split off to create new trial boutique

    Marc Mukasey, the former co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s white-collar defence practice, has launched a New York boutique law firm that he says is “built specifically for the courtroom”.

  • UK Bribery Act shines while AML supervision struggles

    Two separate reports on the Bribery Act 2010 and the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision have given contrasting assessments of the performance of two keystones in the fight against financial crime and corruption, Jessica Parker and Nick Barnard at Corker Binning argue.

  • MoFo adds two lawyers from WilmerHale

    Roland Steinmeyer and Patrick Späth have joined Morrison & Foerster’s investigations and white-collar defence practice in Berlin.

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Prosecutors double-down as bribery sentence looms for ex-Hong Kong minister

Ahead of the sentencing of a former Hong Kong home affairs minister who was found guilty of offering bribes to African officials, prosecutors are pointing to further alleged wrongdoing that they did not pursue.

Real estate agents face increasing pressure to act as anti-corruption gatekeepers

The real estate industry is uniquely placed to flag when corrupt funds enter the US, but sales agents and brokers are mostly unaware of the problem. Calls are now increasing for that to change.

UK Bribery Act shines while AML supervision struggles

Two separate reports on the Bribery Act 2010 and the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision have given contrasting assessments of the performance of two keystones in the fight against financial crime and corruption, Jessica Parker and Nick Barnard at Corker Binning argue.

People News: Linklaters partner seconded to FCA

In the latest people news round-up, Hogan Lovells appoints a former Sony Hack prosecutor as the head of its Americas white-collar practice and a Hong Kong-based lawyer leaves a UK magic circle firm for a six-month stint at the FCA.

SFO Saudi Arabia bribery probe announcement on the horizon

The UK SFO is poised to reveal a significant development in its investigation of Airbus subsidiary GPT Special Project Management after waiting over two years for approval to advance the case.

An interview with Anne Riley

The head of Shell’s global antitrust team, Anne Riley, will step down at the end of February after 35 years as a practising lawyer. She spoke to GIR’s...

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.

Deadline extended: GIR’s 2019 in-house investigators survey

GIR is looking for nominations for our upcoming Inside In-House special, which will celebrate the unsung heroes helping companies prevail over highly complex...

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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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F Joseph Warin and Daniel P Chung

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