July 17, 2019, GIR
New guidelines issued by French authorities are a step forward in the right direction but remain quite high-level and are at times inconsistent with stances taken by other law enforcement authorities which may disrupt future cross-border resolutions, Nicolas Brooke at Signature Litigation in Paris argues.
July 15, 2019, GIR
Companies based in Switzerland should take all the necessary steps to comply with Swiss law before they hand over information to foreign authorities during investigations or face the consequences, local lawyers say.
July 12, 2019, GIR
Companies and individuals are increasingly confronted with the challenge of navigating Swiss blocking statutes when trying to provide US enforcement authorities with materials based in Switzerland. Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s F Joseph Warin, Jason H Smith and Susanna G Schuemann examine how practitioners can work with US authorities to address these situations.
June 21, 2019, GIR
FTI Consulting’s Maria Tsennykh examines why companies face unexpected cultural challenges when investigating misconduct in former Soviet Union countries, and what those businesses can do to address the problem.
June 17, 2019, GIR
Debevoise & Plimpton’s Frederick T Davis examines the problems lawyers can experience if they pay insufficient attention to local rules when conducting internal investigations abroad.
June 14, 2019, GIR
As a privilege dispute delays a corruption investigation into Shell, Dutch prosecutors have warned they will no longer be able to pursue large cases if current procedures to resolve such disagreements aren’t changed.
May 13, 2019, GIR
Tech companies need to implement effective compliance programmes to avoid increasing regulatory scrutiny and fines that could far exceed those imposed on banks following the financial crisis, Forensic Risk Alliance partner Rob Mason and director Simon Taylor argue.
April 30, 2019, GIR
An investigation into Brazil’s largest iron producer over a dam collapse that caused over 200 deaths could see the company face far tougher penalties than those caught up in Operation Car Wash.
April 16, 2019, GIR
Recent anti-money laundering prosecution statistics do not sit easily with the UK government’s assertions that it is successfully “cracking down” on economic crime, Eversheds Sutherland partner Zia Ullah and of counsel Ruth Paley say.
April 02, 2019, GIR
Cameron Dunstan-Smith, corporate crime and investigations director at Herbert Smith Freehills in Johannesburg, considers recent developments in South Africa’s anti-corruption efforts and discusses what obstacles lie ahead for the country’s authorities.