April 13, 2018, GIR
The SFO’s stated preference to have internal investigation interviews recorded may create problems for companies under a new data protection law that will come into force next month, UK lawyers have said.
April 11, 2018, GIR
With enforcement agencies worldwide now willing to cooperate on an unprecedented scale, the quantity of huge, Telia-style settlements appearing on GIR’s Enforcement Scorecard is likely to soar in the coming years.
April 03, 2018, GIR
The Cambridge Analytica data scandal that has rocked Facebook is a wake-up call for personal data handlers, Toby Duthie and Frances McLeod, of Forensic Risk Alliance, and Tom Epps of Brown Rudnick argue.
March 28, 2018, GIR
“The company is conducting a full internal investigation.” This public statement accompanies virtually every modern corporate scandal reported in the news media. But the law, and recommended best practice for conducting an internal investigation, has in the last year become either a “jungle” or a “minefield”, if the baffled lawyers of London are to be believed.
March 21, 2018, GIR
UK plans to create a new economic crime centre may create confusion among the authorities that are already tasked with fighting corruption, Alistair Graham and Chris Roberts of Mayer Brown argue.
March 12, 2018, GIR
White-collar defence lawyers in London say that the CPS’s decision to prosecute a small British office interior design company for failing to prevent bribery sends the wrong message to SMEs and could discourage self-reporting.
March 09, 2018, GIR
From privilege wrangles in Europe to corruption investigations in the Middle East, GIR speaks to leading investigations lawyers around the world on what to expect in 2018.
February 27, 2018, GIR
US or UK authorities may feel obliged to pursue parallel settlements to make up the perceived difference of French DPA fines, Antoine Kirry and Robin Lööf of Debevoise & Plimpton say.
February 23, 2018, GIR
Andrew Smith at Corker Binning asks whether there are any circumstances in which compelled testimony can be lawfully admitted against the compelled person under English criminal law.
January 19, 2018, GIR
A proposed US law requiring foreign banks to hand information to authorities within 10 days of a demand – or face being cut off from correspondent banks – would put financial institutions in direct conflict with EU data protection laws coming into force in May, lawyers say.