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As companies learn to navigate GDPR, the cost of cooperation increases

As companies learn to navigate GDPR, the cost of cooperation increases

August 31, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

Lawyers told GIR Just Anti-Corruption how best to appease US authorities – hungry for overseas evidence – when up against the latest hurdle in foreign bribery cases. But the solution is neither fast nor cheap.

The making of a compliance monitor

The making of a compliance monitor

August 29, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

How a contentious selection process for an FCPA monitor led to a new career for a prominent UK litigation lawyer.

The silent FCPA investigators

The silent FCPA investigators

August 02, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

GIR Just Anti-Corruption highlights a team of US investigators, dubbed the “silent service”, who recently worked alongside the DOJ and FBI in uncovering bribery at a major engineering company.

Inside a company’s decision to self-report bribery

Inside a company’s decision to self-report bribery

August 01, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

How board members and lawyers for a major oil services company grappled with determining the best legal strategy while fearing the company had engaged in widespread foreign bribery.

Och-Ziff dismissal raises questions for SEC

Och-Ziff dismissal raises questions for SEC

July 27, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

A federal judge’s recent dismissal of a time-barred foreign bribery case against two former hedge fund executives may motivate the SEC to change the way it words tolling agreements.

Corruption Watch calls for changes to “opaque and bureaucratic” court system in England and Wales

Corruption Watch calls for changes to “opaque and bureaucratic” court system in England and Wales

July 16, 2018, GIR

The UK’s DPA regime is at risk of being undermined by a lack of transparency in the court system, according to a report by London-based NGO Corruption Watch UK.

SFO secures conviction of ex-Barclays trader in Euribor trial

SFO secures conviction of ex-Barclays trader in Euribor trial

July 12, 2018, GIR

A jury has found former Barclays trader Philippe Moryoussef guilty of conspiring to manipulate the Euribor benchmark rate but failed to reach a verdict on three other defendants after 13 days of deliberations.

New association aims to professionalise the role of the corporate investigator

New association aims to professionalise the role of the corporate investigator

July 12, 2018, GIR

A group of in-house investigations practitioners from Rio Tinto, British American Tobacco, and Banque Lombard Odier have formed a new association that aims to champion the work of corporate investigators.

Germans unsurprised by Jones Day raid ruling

Germans unsurprised by Jones Day raid ruling

July 10, 2018, GIR

German lawyers are unsurprised by the Federal Constitutional Court’s decision that a Munich prosecutors’ March 2017 raid on Jones Day’s local office was constitutional, but welcome plans for new legislation to clarify privilege in internal investigations.

French compliance monitorships a “work in progress”

French compliance monitorships a “work in progress”

July 09, 2018, GIR

France’s Anti-Corruption Authority says it has started its monitorships of two companies that agreed DPAs with prosecutors in February as it prepares for its biggest assignment yet: monitoring Société Générale.