May 19, 2014, GIR
A new clause in the European Union’s data protection reform proposals that requires companies to gain regulatory permission before sending data to foreign enforcement authorities is “ridiculous”, say data protection experts.
May 15, 2014, GIR
Sara George and Alan Ward at Stephenson Harwood in London consider the powers of UK parliamentary select committees to investigate, and the potential difficulties that being required to answer questions before a select committee may pose, for both the subjects of investigations and those investigating.
May 08, 2014, GIR
Self-reporting foreign bribery violations in the Netherlands is virtually unheard of, but recent cases indicate attitudes are changing. Marieke Breijer investigates.
May 02, 2014, GIR
UK-based automotive-parts manufacturer Delphi Automotive has disclosed possible evidence of bribery in China to US authorities, but so far there has been no indication of whether UK agencies are investigating the matter.
May 01, 2014, GIR
As Siemens and General Electric battle to acquire French engineering company Alstom, GIR takes a look at how companies protect themselves when taking on potential liabilities stemming from government investigations.
April 30, 2014, GIR
US Securities and Exchange Commissioner Daniel Gallagher yesterday rejected a colleague’s criticisms that the agency has been too lenient in its enforcement of penalties against larger companies.
April 28, 2014, GIR
With two investigations underway into whether companies hired Chinese officials’ relatives as a way of a bribe, lawyers tell GIR how US authorities may prove this type of case.
March 31, 2014, GIR
Spain has widened its jurisdiction of international corruption to include acts of bribery that occur outside Spanish territory, in a set of reforms that came into effect this month.
March 28, 2014, GIR
French conglomerate Alstom is focusing its FCPA investigation on a select number of projects agreed by the US Department of Justice, the company’s external counsel says.
March 14, 2014, GIR
A UK judge will decide next week whether Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner Mark MacDougall committed ‘serious misconduct’ in his involvement with the Serious Fraud Office's collapsed Victor Dahdaleh bribery trial, which would allow Dahdaleh to recover legal costs from him and the firm.