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.
December 20, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption
The agency isn't likely to give in to corporate lobbying on this key point in the proposed whistleblower rules - it's seen too many ineffective corporate compliance programs, current and former SEC lawyers told us.