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French anti-corruption agency targets companies’ clients

French anti-corruption agency targets companies’ clients

August 14, 2019, GIR

France’s anti-corruption agency is contacting companies’ business partners as part of its auditing process, much to the surprise of local lawyers.

People news: ABB appoints new chief integrity officer

People news: ABB appoints new chief integrity officer

August 02, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, Swiss-Swedish robotics company ABB appoints a new chief integrity officer while the CFTC reshuffles its senior leadership team after swearing in a new chairman.

Deutsche Bank’s former UK general counsel returns to private practice

Deutsche Bank’s former UK general counsel returns to private practice

July 18, 2019, GIR

Herbert Smith Freehills has hired Joseph Longo as a senior adviser in Perth to help Australian banks deal with the ramifications of a public inquiry that shed light on widespread misconduct in the financial services industry.

Glenn Leon: “We view the engagement with our outside counsel as a partnership”

Glenn Leon: “We view the engagement with our outside counsel as a partnership”

July 11, 2019, GIR

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s chief ethics and compliance officer – and former federal prosecutor – Glenn Leon explains the situations in which he would rely on outside counsel, why he stocked his team with other former law enforcement officials, and how HP keeps tabs on internal compliance reports from across the globe.

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.