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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.

GIR Awards 2018 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year

GIR Awards 2018 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year

September 26, 2018, GIR

GIR announces the nominees for the most impressive enforcement agency or prosecutor of the year.

Criminal division and SDNY deputies to speak at GIR Live New York

Criminal division and SDNY deputies to speak at GIR Live New York

September 05, 2018, GIR

Matthew Miner, a senior official at Main Justice's criminal division, and Robert Khuzami, the second-in-command at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, are slated to speak at GIR Live in New York on 27 September.

SFO breaks document review record on active investigation

SFO breaks document review record on active investigation

September 05, 2018, GIR

The UK Serious Fraud Office is examining 65 million documents in one investigation, more than twice the amount it has ever reviewed for a single probe.

SFO case controller: Current state of UK corporate criminal liability “affront to justice”

SFO case controller: Current state of UK corporate criminal liability “affront to justice”

September 04, 2018, GIR

SFO officials and Corruption Watch UK’s policy director made an impassioned plea for the UK government to change the law to make it easier for prosecutors to hold companies accountable for economic wrongdoing, arguing that the current system disadvantages small companies.