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.
November 02, 2017, GIR
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Marc Fagel and associate Elizabeth Dooley analyse emerging trends from the recent spate of SEC insider trading enforcement actions.
September 29, 2017, GIR
David Sleight and Edmund Smyth at Kingsley Napley look at the UK's new corporate offence of failure to prevent tax evasion and ask whether it has the potential to drastically alter how UK agencies carry out tax investigations and prosecutions.
September 15, 2017, GIR
White & Case partners Jonathan Pickworth, Darryl Lew, Daniel Levin, Ludovic Malgrain, Karl-Jörg Xylander, Nathalie Colin and Luděk Chvosta discuss the global alternatives to prosecution when a corporate is facing a criminal investigation.
August 02, 2017, GIR
Peter Binning and Robert Hanratty of Corker Binning examine how United States v Allen has effectively immunised compelled UK testimonies from use in a subsequent US prosecution.
July 06, 2017, GIR
Twenty years after China regained control of Hong Kong, the phrase “one country, two systems” certainly rings true, with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority receiving an A- grade in this year's Due Process Guide while China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce languishes at the bottom of the list for the second year running.
June 26, 2017, GIR
The recent US Supreme Court ruling in Kokesh v SEC concludes, once and for all, that the SEC disgorgement orders applied in many federal securities cases do constitute a penalty, are not simply remedial and are therefore subject to the five-year statute of limitations. Rik Workman at Forensic Risk Alliance explores the potential consequences of this ruling for FCPA cases.