May 29, 2019, GIR
The UK government should consider expanding the country’s sanctions law to cover foreign officials involved in acts of corruption after the country leaves the EU, a legal expert has said.
May 17, 2019, GIR
The president of Argentina’s financial information unit has said that a high-profile case that hit the headlines last year presents an opportunity for significant anti-corruption reforms in the country.
May 16, 2019, GIR
Photos from the fourth annual GIR Live DC, held at Covington & Burling on 15 May and chaired by Lawrence Urgenson of Mayer Brown and Kathryn Cameron Atkinson of Miller & Chevalier.
May 15, 2019, GIR
“We believe it is in your interest and the interest of your clients to work with us collaboratively in this effort,” David Burns, a senior official at the DOJ’s national security division, said on Wednesday.
April 05, 2019, GIR
A leading UK lawyer has said SFO directors should be given autonomy to make decisions on whether to charge companies with corruption predating the UK Bribery Act.
April 05, 2019, GIR
Current proposals to reform how suspicious activity reports are filed in the UK lack coherence and “may be worse than the original illness”, the former head of anti-money laundering and sanctions at Allied Irish Bank has said.
April 04, 2019, GIR
At GIR Live London, the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s head of enforcement and market oversight has said that he is “not concerned” with the agency’s record-breaking caseload that has grown rapidly since his appointment.
December 11, 2018, GIR
The UK’s resource-strapped authorities aren’t equipped to tackle the vast swathe of money laundering cases that aren’t large enough to be handled by the UK Serious Fraud Office.
December 10, 2018, GIR
Lawyers at GIR Live in London lamented the lack of guidance from the SFO on the Bribery Act, seven years after the legislation came into force.
December 06, 2018, GIR
The SFO’s joint head of bribery and corruption said that companies that want to receive cooperation credit should strongly consider waiving privilege over factual accounts.