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Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

October 10, 2017, GIR

The former chief ethics and compliance counsel of Swedish telecoms company Telia has revealed details of the compliance programme that helped the company avoid the imposition of an independent monitor in its recent US$965 million trilateral settlement.

Clifford Chance nabs ex-Katten Muchin lawyers and BAE in-house counsel

Clifford Chance nabs ex-Katten Muchin lawyers and BAE in-house counsel

September 07, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Three white-collar defence lawyers, including the former deputy general counsel of the US Department of Commerce, have moved to Clifford Chance in Washington, DC.

Views from in-house: how to investigate and prevent bribery

Views from in-house: how to investigate and prevent bribery

June 19, 2017, GIR

Companies need clear procedures for internal investigations so in-house counsels can protect employees from unnecessary exposure to litigation, according to the general counsel of American International Group Peter Solmssen.

Juniper Networks compliance chief: I hope DOJ "preserves in-house perspective"

Juniper Networks compliance chief: I hope DOJ "preserves in-house perspective"

June 02, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Adding compliance expert Hui Chen to the fraud section has brought about "profound positive change," the chief compliance officer for Juniper Networks has said.

Claudius Sokenu moves in-house

Claudius Sokenu moves in-house

May 04, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Claudius Sokenu has left Shearman & Sterling to join oil and gas company Tesoro to work under Kim Rucker, an old client of his at Avon Products and Kraft Foods.

Leading Canadian foreign bribery lawyer moves in-house

Leading Canadian foreign bribery lawyer moves in-house

April 21, 2017, GIR

Kristine Robidoux, the white-collar defence lawyer who represented the first two companies prosecuted under Canada's foreign bribery law, has joined an energy company's in-house legal team. She talks to GIR about why she made the move.

Bio-Rad launches new attack on former general counsel

Bio-Rad launches new attack on former general counsel

March 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

After losing a wrongful dismissal lawsuit in February, pharmaceutical company Bio-Rad Laboratories has again attacked its ex-general counsel Sanford Wadler, arguing that an investigation into his FCPA allegations proved the former in-house lawyer’s "incompetence".

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

March 13, 2017, GIR

McGuireWoods has hired a former Bank of America in-house lawyer as a partner in the firm’s government investigations and white-collar litigation practice group in New York.

Manufactured evidence led to Bio-Rad’s undoing, whistleblower's lawyers say

Manufactured evidence led to Bio-Rad’s undoing, whistleblower's lawyers say

February 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

How an in-house lawyer fired for raising foreign bribery concerns took on his former employer, and won.

Inside In-House

Inside In-House

January 26, 2017, GIR

In-house legal and compliance professionals are often the unsung heroes of an organisation, steering companies through complex legal and public relations hurdles. Here, GIR highlights the in-house lawyers and other specialists who work tirelessly in the background helping companies manage crises that arise when allegations of misconduct break the surface.