January 18, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
Following Skadden Arps’ unusual settlement over failing to register as a foreign agent, lawyers say firms will have to “think long and hard” about the line between lobbying and legal advice.
January 08, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
Former DOJ senior officials who worked on the Yates memo say recent modifications to the policy will mean little for criminal cases but will bring more meaningful changes to civil investigations.
December 20, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
The new US get-tough approach to China has caused some lawyers to question whether the FCPA will soon be wielded to advance political and national security goals.
December 19, 2018, GIR
The conviction means all the results of the SFO’s prosecution of Alstom’s subsidiaries Alstom Network UK and Alstom Power and several former executives can now be reported.
December 06, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
A German engineering company with a spotty compliance record has aggressively challenged its corporate monitor, a whistleblower and its own anti-corruption investigators. In a new era of light-touch enforcement, will the DOJ release Bilfinger from foreign bribery oversight anyway?
November 20, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
The once fruitful line of US-led foreign bribery work appears to be drying up in East Asia as lawyers report a significant drop off in cases and companies increasingly attempt to sidestep US bribery probes.
November 20, 2018, GIR
Société Générale executives and global compliance managers were aware that the bank was conducting transactions in Cuba that violated US sanctions for a decade before Société Générale self-reported to US authorities.
November 20, 2018, GIR
French prosecutors are pursuing eye-watering penalties against UBS in an ongoing tax evasion trial to warn companies what happens when settlement negotiations break down, according to lawyers in Paris.
November 19, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
Lawyers GIR Just Anti-Corruption spoke to explain how anti-corruption provisions in the proposed trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada might fall flat.
November 13, 2018, GIR
The judge who has presided over all four of the SFO’s DPAs told the House of Lords Bribery Act committee that he would consider asking for the attorney general’s help before granting a resolution if he believes a company has been less than straightforward with the authority.