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SFO director reiterates willingness to work with cooperating defendants

Speaking at an ABA conference in London, Lisa Osofsky once again emphasised her desire to utilise covert surveillance methods in white-collar cases.

Dechert can view annotations on privileged documents in latest spat with ENRC

A UK court has allowed Dechert to “forensically examine” documents that its former client, Eurasian miner ENRC, had attempted to prevent the firm from seeing by claiming they were privileged.

DOJ requests heaviest possible sentence for “openly defiant” convicted Libor rigger

US prosecutors have pushed for the maximum sentence for a former Deutsche Bank trader who self-published a scathing account of his trial.

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FCPA Docket: Senators press for CFIUS review of JBS acquisitions

In today’s news round-up, the DOJ goes after funds held by a former Peruvian president, and two US senators urge CFIUS to review acquisitions of US companies by a Brazilian business accused of bribery.

On eve of trial, Miami businessman pleads guilty

The purported mastermind of a money laundering scheme, Frank Chatburn, has pleaded guilty over his role in bribing Ecuadorian officials. Another defendant in the case has also admitted to wrongdoing.

TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to launch white-collar department

Complementing its market-leading compliance team, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited a white-collar crime partner to lead an anti-corruption investigations department.

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.

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 New York 2019 - in pictures

Photos from the 6th annual GIR Live New York on 8 October, chaired by Joe Warin of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Bruce Yannett of Debevoise & Plimpton.

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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Introduction

Anthony S Barkow and Michael Ross

Jenner & Block
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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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