November 21, 2018, GIR
Michael Lauber said DPAs are the best tool to tackle economic crimes cases instead of a controversial settlement tool used by Geneva prosecutors, which his office stopped using years ago.
November 08, 2018, GIR
The director of the UK SFO has said that the authority is exploring whether to provide companies with guidance on what cooperation actually means in a keynote speech in which she also highlighted what companies must do to obtain a DPA.
November 07, 2018, GIR
Panellists said that the Jones Day ruling can result in in-house counsel being treated as an extension of the long hand of the law, and can cause lower quality internal investigations.
November 02, 2018, GIR
Banks’ fear of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has faded over recent years as the authority has shifted its focus away from financial institutions, according to a former SFC executive director of enforcement.
November 01, 2018, GIR
The EU’s GDPR has created challenges for in-house and external counsel when deciding when and how to disclose potential wrongdoing to US authorities, an audience at a conference on 25 October heard.
October 30, 2018, GIR
Investigations stemming from billions of dollars allegedly stolen from Malaysia’s development fund 1MDB could consume authorities in Asia, the UK, US and the Middle East for years to come, lawyers predict.
October 29, 2018, GIR
The chief of the DOJ’s bank integrity unit has urged companies and financial institutions to consider calling the authority as soon as they discover evidence of potential wrongdoing.
October 29, 2018, GIR
A selection of photos from GIR’s fourth-annual award ceremony on 26 October, held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. The profits from the event will support the Swawou Layout Girl’s School in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
October 24, 2018, GIR
Latin American lawyers have predicted that a current case in Argentina has the potential to grow to resemble Brazil’s most famous investigation.
October 19, 2018, GIR
Officials from Brazil’s AGU and CGU reassured lawyers at a conference on 18 October that they are working hard to improve cooperation and coordination between authorities to provide companies with clarity on what to expect after self-reporting.