September 04, 2015, GIR
The CGU, Brazil’s main anti-corruption authority, is struggling to agree leniency deals with companies implicated in the continuing Petrobras investigation, Operation Car Wash, according to lawyers familiar with the matter.
September 03, 2015, GIR
Recent changes to China’s criminal code reflect the government’s intention to prosecute bribe givers alongside corrupt officials, lawyers tell GIR.
September 01, 2015, GIR
GIR reveals the lawyers representing the companies and key individuals caught up in Brazil’s sprawling corruption investigation into state-controlled oil company Petrobras, including counsel for Camargo Corrêa, Engevix and SBM Offshore.
August 28, 2015, GIR
Across the US, from New York to California, prosecutors have been allowing companies to enter into clandestine DPA and NPAs. What’s more, in some cases prosecutors have simply lost the documents.
August 21, 2015, GIR
A new law requiring companies to house the data of Russian citizens within the Russian Federation, which is set to come into effect on 1 September, may be used as retaliation for US sanctions, lawyers say.
August 18, 2015, GIR
On 11 August, US appeals court judges vacated a district court decision that they said would send alarm bells ringing in corporate general counsel offices throughout the US, if upheld. GIR looks at how the appeal court reached its decision and restored order to the notion of privilege in the US.
August 17, 2015, GIR
The UK’s FCA and PRA have published guidelines on how they will apply the new senior managers regime to the UK branches of foreign banks.
August 07, 2015, GIR
There is a real danger that competent professionals will no longer want to work in compliance departments, as the risks associated with such jobs are too high and the pay too low, says an SEC administrative law judge.
July 31, 2015, GIR
The DoJ is in the process of hiring a compliance counsel who will advise prosecutors on whether companies should receive credit for their compliance efforts when the agency is considering enforcement action.
July 28, 2015, GIR
The Russian government has proposed a new and ambiguous law that will make foreign companies administratively liable for foreign bribery.