November 09, 2016, GIR
Geneva prosecutor Claudio Mascotto will deliver the opening keynote speech at GIR Live DC Fall, which takes place on 16 November at Hogan Lovells’ Washington, DC office.
November 04, 2016, GIR
The exact scope of South Korea’s controversial new anti-corruption law remains unclear for both practitioners and prosecutors alike, but lawyers say it will extend corporate criminal liability to foreign companies that directly or indirectly attempt to bribe or influence a Korean public official.
November 03, 2016, GIR
The driving force behind South Korea’s new anti-corruption law, Kim Young-ran, tells a packed IBA conference in Seoul that despite widespread confusion over the law, Koreans should see this as an opportunity to rid the country of its “networks of self-interest”.
October 31, 2016, GIR
Marike Bakker at NautaDutilh in Amsterdam said that the Netherlands needs to set clear rules on how Dutch prosecutors calculate foreign bribery fines to provide companies with greater incentives to self-report potential wrongdoing.
October 27, 2016, GIR
In her first speech as joint head of the SFO’s fraud division, Hannah von Dadelszen took aim at the “black and white” reporting of the agency’s cases, stating: “life behind the doors of the SFO simply doesn’t work like that.”
October 21, 2016, GIR
Operation Car Wash gave rise to a new type of investigation that sometimes puts the constitutional rights of individuals at risk, a Brazilian criminal lawyer said at the Anti-Corruption & Investigations conference in São Paulo, hosted by GIR and Latin Lawyer.
October 17, 2016, GIR
Banking regulators are failing to make clear the rationale behind fining decisions, so it appears as if financial penalties are being conjured from thin air, says HSBC’s head of regulatory affairs for Asia-Pacific.
October 14, 2016, GIR
James Gatta, the criminal division chief at the Brooklyn federal prosecutor’s office, has praised Swiss authorities for their assistance in the US investigation into corruption tied to Fifa.
October 12, 2016, GIR
Hear from Brazil’s former attorney general, Fábio Medina Osório, and speakers from the US Department of Justice, Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Service, Odebrecht and ArcelorMittal at the fourth annual Anti-Corruption and Investigations conference, to be held in São Paulo on Thursday 20 October.
October 11, 2016, GIR
Speaking at the conference, the FCA head of enforcement Mark Steward criticised the US's dealmaking approach and their reliance on internal investigations, while casting doubt on offering financial incentives for whistleblowers.