September 20, 2019, GIR
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.
September 19, 2019, GIR
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.
September 18, 2019, GIR
Brazil’s Supreme Court has ratified an agreement that sees the proceeds of a bribery penalty handed to state-controlled oil company Petrobras put towards extinguishing Amazon wildfires.
September 18, 2019, GIR
Ghana’s central bank has accused one of its officials of accepting bribes in relation to the awarding of a contract for a retail payments system, citing evidence that emerged in a $478 million London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) claim over the project’s termination.
September 13, 2019, GIR
While speaking about his move to French consultancy firm Accuracy, Morgan Heavener told GIR that the string of recent penalties imposed on European companies has started to change attitudes on the continent towards internal investigations.
September 11, 2019, GIR
Spain’s legal culture could be at odds with the government’s signalled whistleblower reforms if they include financial incentives, lawyers have said.
September 10, 2019, GIR
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.
September 05, 2019, GIR
Peter Chapman, a former business manager at Australian banknote manufacturer Securency, has been ordered to return his illicit gains from bribing an official in Nigeria.
September 03, 2019, GIR
Speakers including the heads of the Criminal Division and the DFS as well as Barclays’ global head of financial crime legal are due to appear alongside other senior white-collar lawyers at the 6th Annual GIR Live in New York on 8 October.
September 02, 2019, GIR
Despite championing the UK’s use of DPAs, the former director of the SFO Sir David Green QC says the system needs two “vital” changes to make the system more effective.