January 14, 2015, GIR
GIR has asked lawyers across the world to pinpoint the pivotal issues that will affect investigations specialists in 2015.
January 13, 2015, GIR
Global Investigations Review has begun research for this year’s Due Process Guide - a survey of what lawyers think about the due process policies and procedures of government enforcement agencies around the world.
December 19, 2014, GIR
Season’s greetings from the team at GIR! Here we present our 40 favourite articles from the past year.
December 17, 2014, GIR
GIR takes a look at five major legal issues that lawyers working on global investigations should be prepared for.
November 28, 2014, GIR
Just days after announcing the coordinated US$4.3 billion forex fine, the UK Financial Conduct Authority's director of enforcement and financial crime Tracey McDermott spoke to Marieke Breijer about the work that went into organising the global settlement, and more.
November 26, 2014, GIR
France is stepping up its white-collar crime enforcement, with tax fraud investigations against HSBC and UBS under way, and the anouncement yesterday of a corruption trial against Total. But local lawyers say there is still a long way to go.
November 25, 2014, GIR
Legal and cultural barriers will have to be overcome before the use of monitors becomes the norm outside the US, lawyers say.
November 24, 2014, GIR
The SEC continues to take an aggressive and creative approach to enforcement, despite a string of trial losses and relatively weak settlements. But with agency staff effectively discouraged from dropping weak cases, there are concerns that the agency is failing to exercise sufficient restraint in the cases it brings.
November 20, 2014, GIR
The SEC is trying to overcome some of the recent problems it has experienced with FCPA cases against individuals, the agency’s enforcement director has said.
November 17, 2014, GIR
A recent DoJ opinion release commenting on liability inherited from mergers and acquisitions is “unusual”, FCPA lawyers say.