April 13, 2017, GIR
Kevin Walsh and Douglas Mateyaschuk at DLA Piper in New York discuss US prosecutors’ broadening interpretation and enforcement of the “material support and resources” provision of US anti-terrorism laws recently used to extract a US$700,000 settlement out of the American University of Beirut.
April 11, 2017, GIR
Reed Smith partner Jennifer Achilles in New York, and partner Rosanne Kay and associate Yousef Hatem in London, highlight issues facing global companies conducting internal investigations as a result of the different approaches to privilege taken in the US and UK.
April 03, 2017, GIR
After Rolls-Royce secured a landmark DPA without self-reporting, lawyers question the incentives for companies to disclose potential wrongdoing to the SFO.
February 27, 2017, GIR
A French court decision blocking an SFO extradition request highlights the difficulty the British authority faces in its attempt to get four other former Deutsche Bank traders to face trial over the same alleged Euribor misconduct.
February 24, 2017, GIR
With financial crisis-derived enforcement drawing to a close around the world, the sheer volume of colossal fines is likely to shrink fast, lawyers say.
February 22, 2017, GIR
With enforcement agencies around the world ramping up the fight against economic crime, and a new, unpredictable US government, 2017 is set to be a tumultuous year. In December 2016 we invited six leading lawyers from the UK, Germany, the US and Hong Kong to give their predictions on what will be the big issues for investigations specialists over the coming 12 months.
February 06, 2017, GIR
GIR looks at the intricacies of carrying out investigations in Hong Kong, including political considerations, data protection regulations and the city’s unique mosaic of enforcement bodies.
January 19, 2017, GIR
Ropes & Gray counsel Michael Casey in Washington, DC and Chicago-based associate Brendan Hanifin consider some of the most notable changes in the US sanctions regime in 2016.
December 15, 2016, GIR
Kevin Robinson, a partner at Morgan Lewis in London, considers what divides the US and UK in their regulation of and practical approaches to using covert evidence-gathering techniques.
December 06, 2016, GIR
London-based Jenner & Block partner Tim Chorvat and special counsel Kelly Hagedorn examine what authorities need to consider when investigating financial crime within the constantly mutating fintech environment.