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GIR Live: Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations

GIR Live: Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations

November 04, 2019, GIR

Argentina’s high-profile Cuadernos graft scandal might change its course under a new government, lawyers said at a Latin Lawyer-GIR Live conference in São Paulo in October.

China’s laws can make cooperation with foreign investigations “impossible”

China’s laws can make cooperation with foreign investigations “impossible”

October 31, 2019, GIR

The combination of local state secret and data protection laws can make it impossible for companies in China to cooperate with investigations from foreign agencies.

EU blocking statute a “paper tiger”

EU blocking statute a “paper tiger”

October 29, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS

The protection from US extraterritorial laws that the EU’s blocking regulation affords European companies is still something of an enigma.

DOJ counterintelligence chief: “the facts fit” against Halkbank

DOJ counterintelligence chief: “the facts fit” against Halkbank

October 24, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS

“They lied to OFAC, they lied to the Federal Reserve Board and they lied to US correspondent banks,” Jay Bratt said at GIR Live in Washington, DC on Thursday 24 October.

OFAC director: “Our jurisdiction is not limited to banks”

OFAC director: “Our jurisdiction is not limited to banks”

October 18, 2019, GIR

Andrea Gacki has reiterated OFAC’s determination to go after any company or individual that is found to be violating US sanctions.

Hong Kong SFC director: “we’re working on the difficult stuff”

Hong Kong SFC director: “we’re working on the difficult stuff”

October 15, 2019, GIR

The director of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission said the agency has posted record-high fines following tough scrutiny on conduct in initial public offerings.

SFO official: Brexit won’t stop law enforcement partners returning our calls

SFO official: Brexit won’t stop law enforcement partners returning our calls

October 15, 2019, GIR

The SFO says its cooperation with foreign prosecutors will not come to a halt when Britain leaves the EU.

SFO director reiterates willingness to work with cooperating defendants

SFO director reiterates willingness to work with cooperating defendants

October 14, 2019, GIR

Speaking at an ABA conference in London, Lisa Osofsky once again emphasised her desire to utilise covert surveillance methods in white-collar cases.

GIR Live New York 2019 - in pictures

GIR Live New York 2019 - in pictures

October 09, 2019, GIR

Photos from the 6th annual GIR Live New York on 8 October, chaired by Joe Warin of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Bruce Yannett of Debevoise & Plimpton.

GIR Live Hong Kong: Investigating across jurisdictions

GIR Live Hong Kong: Investigating across jurisdictions

September 12, 2019, GIR

This year’s GIR Live Hong Kong turns its focus to the challenge of moving data between jurisdictions during investigations.