June 19, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
GIR is one of three publications that have moved to open up proceedings in a US Department of Justice case against the Ahsani brothers.
June 16, 2020, GIR
An investigation into alleged bribery by Swiss life sciences company Novartis of high-level Greek politicians has been beset by disintegrating charges and allegations of falsified evidence and political interference.
June 08, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
“He is quiet, eerily so in the beginning. I was like, ‘Why doesn't he ask more questions?’ But he just listened – that's who he is.”
May 29, 2020, JUST SANCTIONS
The US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has been prolific in penalising companies for sanctions violations but doesn’t appear to have the same appetite for pursuing individuals.
May 22, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
GIR spoke to over a dozen compliance professionals about how the field is weathering the pandemic. The energy sector is “getting killed”, a recruiter said.
May 20, 2020, GIR
Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz has accused Brazilian mining company Vale of wilfully ignoring potential corruption risks when it entered into a joint venture with his eponymous mining group a decade ago.
May 15, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
The unprecedented US investigation into Venezuelan corruption is quickly becoming more visible and consequential. “This is the biggest investigation that I’ve ever seen,” one Miami lawyer said.
May 11, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
The US Department of Justice has selected an experienced European compliance expert to monitor Swedish telecoms company Ericsson, which last year entered into a $1 billion FCPA settlement.
May 01, 2020, GIR
The DOJ said in the $874 million settlement that the bank's cooperation improved dramatically when it hired new external lawyers in 2017.
April 17, 2020, GIR
The UK Financial Conduct Authority is investigating 14 financial institutions in connection with an alleged tax fraud that is estimated to have cost European countries over €50 billion.