Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

Lord Hain’s comments “betray a lack of understanding”, Hogan Lovells says

Hogan Lovells says that a senior politician, who has accused the firm of whitewashing an internal investigation report into alleged corruption on the part of South African officials, relied on inaccurate media reports to make the accusations.

SEC lawyers remain on case despite privilege wrangle

A US district court has allowed SEC lawyers to remain on a case despite New Jersey prosecutors repeatedly sending them evidence that breached attorney-client privilege.

Krieg leaves Shepherd and Wedderburn for Fieldfisher

Rolls-Royce’s former chief compliance officer has moved to Fieldfisher to focus on data privacy and cybersecurity matters.


Former Guinean official pushes McDonnell on appeal

Mahmoud Thiam, found guilty in 2017 of laundering bribes, says his conviction should be overturned because of a narrow definition of bribery set by the Supreme Court.

Lame fines and no accountability, senator says of DOJ bank enforcement

Senator Elizabeth Warren gave senior prosecutor Kendall Day an earful for the DOJ’s enforcement record against big banks, during a Congressional hearing on 17 January.

The unrelenting pace of SEC insider trading actions

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Marc Fagel and associate Elizabeth Dooley analyse emerging trends from the recent spate of SEC insider trading enforcement actions.

Krieg leaves Shepherd and Wedderburn for Fieldfisher

Rolls-Royce’s former chief compliance officer has moved to Fieldfisher to focus on data privacy and cybersecurity matters.

Morgan Lewis lawyers to be cross-examined after adverse privilege decision

Morgan Lewis must hand over notes from witness interviews after a US district court ruled that the firm waived work-product privilege over the documents by summarising them in a 2013 oral presentation to the SEC.

Adam Hickey: work with us on cybercrime

Adam Hickey, the deputy assistant attorney general at the US Department of Justice’s national security division, talks to GIR about the DOJ’s cybersecurity...

Conference coverage

GDPR penalties will be a “game changer” for companies considering data requests

Companies that want to avoid paying high fines for violating the GDPR should facilitate the smooth transfer of information through MLATs when the new EU data protection law comes into force, panellists said at an event on 16 January.

Siemens compliance officer calls for global self-reporting framework

A global self-reporting framework for international companies would be a “real game-changer” that could bring many cases of foreign bribery to light, Siemens...

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