April 09, 2015, GIR
Foreign companies with operations in Russia risk breaking local competition and contract laws when trying to comply with US and EU sanctions. Taking advantage of corporate structure may be one solution.
March 09, 2015, GIR
Late last year, the UK government released its first Anti-Corruption Plan designed to provide a “joined up and collaborative” approach to addressing corruption. Partner Amanda Raad and associates Mark Hunting and Sean Seelinger from the government enforcement practice at Ropes & Gray take a look at what companies can expect from the proposals.
February 12, 2015, GIR
Neil O’May at Norton Rose Fulbright in London considers the implications of R v Rogers (Bradley) and others, in which the UK prosecuted a defendant for money-laundering offences committed in Spain.
February 02, 2015, GIR
What is “enough” in an internal investigation? Can you calculate credit for cooperation? What factors suggest a monitor will be put in place? Just a few of the issues tackled in the GIR Live New York Q&A.
January 29, 2015, GIR
The UK’s financial regulators have dismissed the idea of US-style whistleblower reward programmes. But many lawyers believe they should still look across the Atlantic for ways to improve the country’s approach to whistleblowers.
January 14, 2015, GIR
GIR has asked lawyers across the world to pinpoint the pivotal issues that will affect investigations specialists in 2015.
January 13, 2015, GIR
While incoming DoJ fraud section head Andrew Weissmann has publicly criticised FCPA enforcement in the past, lawyers say it’s unlikely that his views will affect the department’s policies.
December 18, 2014, GIR
Timothy Perry, a former assistant US attorney now at WilmerHale, examines the dynamics of negotiating with the DoJ when investigations reach into China.
December 10, 2014, GIR
Kyle Wombolt and Mark Jephcott of Herbert Smith Freehills in Hong Kong look at how Chinese enforcers may be using both anti-corruption and competition laws to drive down prices and improve conditions for consumers.
December 08, 2014, GIR
As the scope of enforcement grows, clients are being asked increasingly often to navigate some sort of “impossible” situation. Here, a panel of leading names, led by Bruce Yannett of Debevoise & Plimpton, discuss exactly that: how to unpick the conundrums faced by companies operating in multiple jurisdictions.