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DOJ bank integrity unit chief: Tips are invaluable

DOJ bank integrity unit chief: Tips are invaluable

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.

GIR Awards - in pictures

GIR Awards - in pictures

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.

Argentina notebook probe could be the next Operation Car Wash

Argentina notebook probe could be the next Operation Car Wash

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.

Brazilian lawyers: “We are living in a land of uncertainty”

Brazilian lawyers: “We are living in a land of uncertainty”

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.

Criminal division deputy: Petrobras settlement shows commitment to 'piling on' policy

Criminal division deputy: Petrobras settlement shows commitment to 'piling on' policy

October 18, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

The principal deputy of the DOJ’s criminal division has said that the recent Petrobras settlement is a sign of the DOJ’s commitment to reducing “piling on” in a keynote speech in which he also highlighted the importance of transparency.

Sally Yates: DOJ’s changed approach to civil cases “hasn’t gotten a lot of attention”

Sally Yates: DOJ’s changed approach to civil cases “hasn’t gotten a lot of attention”

October 09, 2018, GIR

Former US deputy attorney General Sally Yates has said that the DOJ’s approach to civil enforcement against individuals is the least spoken about aspect of the influential memo that bears her name.

UK Serious Fraud Office to look harder at money laundering

UK Serious Fraud Office to look harder at money laundering

October 08, 2018, GIR

The new director of the SFO announced that the agency will ramp up its efforts to crack down on money laundering and attempt to speed up charging decisions against individuals.

SDNY deputy: “Credibility is very, very important”

SDNY deputy: “Credibility is very, very important”

October 03, 2018, GIR

Robert Khuzami, the deputy US attorney for the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, gave advice to lawyers at a conference about how to present their client’s case to Manhattan prosecutors.

Corporate clients will not sway #MeToo investigations, lawyers say

Corporate clients will not sway #MeToo investigations, lawyers say

October 01, 2018, GIR

At GIR Live New York on 27 September, lawyers teased out the nuances of what it means to conduct an independent probe when you’re being paid by a company to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct.

Flotron lawyer: DOJ “couldn’t get their hands around where the crime was”

Flotron lawyer: DOJ “couldn’t get their hands around where the crime was”

September 28, 2018, GIR

The Justice Department’s case against a trader accused of spoofing fell apart because prosecutors failed to identify the crime amid a sea of data, the trader’s lawyer said at GIR Live New York on Thursday.