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Michael Sevi: “We hire lawyers who understand our industry”

Michael Sevi: “We hire lawyers who understand our industry”

June 24, 2019, GIR

Michael Sevi, the group deputy chief compliance officer at Marsh & McLennan, tells GIR how the company tackles investigations, his expectations for external counsel and how he encourages speaking up.

Catherine Razzano: “Don’t let perfection get in the way of progress”

Catherine Razzano: “Don’t let perfection get in the way of progress”

May 14, 2019, GIR

The VP and chief ethics and compliance officer at Panasonic Avionics Corporation talks to GIR about the advice she’d have given herself ahead of her current role and about the company’s approach to internal investigations.

Continuing its hiring spree, Paul Hastings nets mining compliance chief

Continuing its hiring spree, Paul Hastings nets mining compliance chief

May 13, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Barrick Gold’s compliance chief is the latest to join Paul Hastings’ white collar defence practice following the recent additions of Tom Best and Matt Herrington.

Former SocGen GC moves to litigation boutique

Former SocGen GC moves to litigation boutique

May 08, 2019, GIR

The in-house lawyer who helped Société Générale enter into a first-of-a-kind resolution with US and French authorities and into a recent $1.38 billion sanctions settlement speaks to GIR ahead of joining Signature Litigation in Paris.

Deadline extended: GIR’s 2019 in-house investigators survey

Deadline extended: GIR’s 2019 in-house investigators survey

March 01, 2019, GIR

The deadline to submit nominations for GIR’s upcoming Inside In-House special has been extended to Friday 8 March. We’re specifically interested in hearing about in-house investigators active outside of the US and Europe.

An interview with Anne Riley

An interview with Anne Riley

February 13, 2019, GIR

The head of Shell’s global antitrust team, Anne Riley, will step down at the end of February after 35 years as a practising lawyer. She spoke to GIR’s sister publication Global Competition Review about the relentless march of technology and the legacy she will leave behind at Shell.

An interview with Todd Braunstein

An interview with Todd Braunstein

February 01, 2019, GIR

Todd Braunstein is head of global investigations at Willis Towers Watson, a global risk management, broking, and consulting company. He talks to GIR about the move in-house from Big Law, and why most whistleblowers prefer to report internally and not to enforcement.

An interview with Jason Cofield

An interview with Jason Cofield

December 18, 2018, GIR

Former prosecutor Jason Cofield is director of compliance investigations at Fresenius Medical Care North America. He tells GIR about how the German-owned medical supplies company approaches whistleblowing and internal investigations.

In-house counsel on evolving bribery schemes: “Finance knew, procurement knew, sales knew”

In-house counsel on evolving bribery schemes: “Finance knew, procurement knew, sales knew”

September 10, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

GIR Just Anti-Corruption talks to Matthew Frank, a veteran in-house counsel of two recent FCPA cases.

Ex-Panasonic Avionics compliance chief: “I often describe my role as brand protection”

Ex-Panasonic Avionics compliance chief: “I often describe my role as brand protection”

June 22, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

The recently retired chief compliance officer of Panasonic Avionics, which in April resolved foreign bribery charges, talks to GIR Just Anti-Corruption about how he convinces a company’s top brass to invest in compliance.