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.
March 26, 2019, GIR
Covington & Burling’s Lanny Breuer, Ben Haley, Noam Kutler and Alyson Sandler explain why the emergence of Israel as an active enforcer poses a dilemma for companies seeking to cooperate in multilateral government investigations.
March 21, 2019, GIR
Two separate reports on the Bribery Act 2010 and the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision have given contrasting assessments of the performance of two keystones in the fight against financial crime and corruption, Jessica Parker and Nick Barnard at Corker Binning argue.
March 13, 2019, GIR
Canada should strongly consider introducing UWOs to tackle money laundering, but should also be aware of the problems that may arise in adopting the tool, Lincoln Caylor at Bennett Jones in Toronto argues.