July 05, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption
Why the legal industry is struggling to get to grips with the idea of in-house lawyers blowing the whistle on their employers.
May 10, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has added Peter Jaffe, who worked previously on a corporate monitorship team overseeing Norwegian oil company Statoil, as counsel to its foreign bribery practice in Washington, DC.
April 07, 2016, GIR
Aurélien Hamelle, who has represented a number of global businesses, including Daimler and Renault Trucks, has left Allen & Overy’s Paris office to join oil company Total, which is facing multiple corruption cases in France.
April 01, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption
In the latest FCPA news, VimpelCom announces expected legal fees for the resolution of its foreign bribery case, and a Debevoise & Plimpton lawyer moves in-house to IBM.
January 28, 2016, GIR
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has admitted that it has provided unclear guidance on whether in-house lawyers who oversee the legal operations of financial sector companies should be held to a higher level of accountability.
January 18, 2016, GIR
Judy Krieg, Rolls-Royce’s former chief compliance officer, has moved into private practice, in part because US and UK authorities are increasingly targeting in-house counsel.
March 16, 2015, GIR
General Electric’s senior competition counsel in Europe has said the European Commission’s failure to differentiate between companies that take compliance seriously and those that “couldn’t care less” is a “fundamental problem of the EU system”.
August 27, 2014, GIR
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Matthew Friedrich, a former head of the DoJ’s Criminal Division, has left the firm’s Washington, DC office to join US-headquartered energy company Chevron as in-house counsel.
August 11, 2014, GIR
An in-house lawyer and external counsel tasked with an internal investigation of phone hacking at News International face disciplinary proceedings with regard to their actions in the probe.
June 04, 2014, GIR
As Barclays is set to create a global financial crime unit reporting to its legal department, GIR takes a look at why companies increasingly keep compliance and investigations teams separate from traditional in-house legal departments.