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CGU boosts international profile amid MPF controversy

With its active enforcement and untarnished reputation, Brazil’s CGU may now be the first port of call for foreign authorities investigating Brazilian companies.

DOJ wins conviction of forex trader

The Department of Justice’s second attempt at securing a conviction at trial for conduct in currency exchange has proven successful, as a jury returned a guilty verdict against Akshay Aiyer.

London broker pleads guilty to Fatca violations in US

A London-based broker has pleaded guilty at a federal court in Brooklyn to charges of securities fraud and violating Fatca.

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Jury struggles to reach verdict in Lambert trial

“This is a case where the jury has said they are deadlocked twice,” defence counsel said. “Nothing further can be done.” The presiding judge disagreed.

DOJ tweaks self-reporting, cooperation expectations

The Justice Department has made efforts to clarify what it requires from companies when they come forward with wrongdoing and seek to cooperate.

Former PwC manager joins K2 Intelligence

K2 Intelligence has recruited former PwC senior manager Sabrine Hassen as associate managing director of its London-based investigations and disputes practice.

Former prosecutor: US charges against Unaoil brothers may damage SFO morale

A former SFO lawyer has said the DOJ’s bribery charges against Unaoil’s two most senior executives show the UK must ask itself if it wants to become a “subservient jurisdiction” to the US.

Danske Bank aims to lead the Nordics’ fight against financial crime

Danske Bank employees who are alarmed by revelations that the Danish lender is at the centre of possibly the largest ever money laundering scandal are...

Conference coverage

GIR Live Frankfurt: EU seven years behind US on cybersecurity

While Europe has traditionally been the bastion of privacy rights it is still trailing behind the US in cybersecurity, a former DOJ deputy assistant attorney general has said.

Danske Bank aims to lead the Nordics’ fight against financial crime

Danske Bank employees who are alarmed by revelations that the Danish lender is at the centre of possibly the largest ever money laundering scandal are...

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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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Anthony S Barkow and Michael Ross

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Amélie Champsaur

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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Pietro M Fioruzzi, Andrea Mantovani and Bernardo Massella Ducci Teri

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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