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Interviews

Nicola Bonucci: Under-enforcement, double jeopardy and emerging markets

Nicola Bonucci: Under-enforcement, double jeopardy and emerging markets

July 01, 2014, GIR

GIR editorial board member Nicola Bonucci is general counsel at the Organisation for Economic Coordination and Development. David Vascott met him at the OECD’s headquarters in Paris.

Marc Henzelin: European investigations, Swiss banks and unusual clients

Marc Henzelin: European investigations, Swiss banks and unusual clients

May 07, 2014, GIR

GIR editorial board member Marc Henzelin is an investigations, international business crime defence and asset recovery lawyer at Lalive in Geneva.

Mike Koehler: the uncomfortable truths about FCPA enforcement

Mike Koehler: the uncomfortable truths about FCPA enforcement

April 17, 2014, GIR

Mike Koehler, FCPA expert and author of the FCPA Professor blog, talks to GIR about his new book ‘The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act In A New Era’. He discusses how the FCPA industry could be partly responsible for increasing levels of enforcement, how the authorities lose cases when challenged in court and when there is such a thing as too much compliance.

David Kirk: light-touch regulation, individual prosecutions and agency cooperation

David Kirk: light-touch regulation, individual prosecutions and agency cooperation

April 16, 2014, GIR

David Kirk joined McGuireWoods in January from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), where he was chief criminal counsel. Here, he discusses the impact DPAs will have in the UK, the future of the FCA and the revolving door.

Homer Moyer: declinations, disclosure and double-dipping

Homer Moyer: declinations, disclosure and double-dipping

April 08, 2014, GIR

Homer Moyer, a member at Miller & Chevalier in Washington, DC, is one of the world’s leading FCPA experts. David Vascott spoke to him at the ABA White Collar Crime conference in Miami.

David Green: A changing SFO

David Green: A changing SFO

April 03, 2014, GIR

David Green became director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office in April 2012 after 25 years of prosecuting and defending at the criminal bar. Here, Green speaks to GIR about the authority’s renewed vision; comparisons to US corporate prosecutions; the arrival of DPAs; and the use of external counsel in the Victor Dahdaleh trial.

To disclose or not disclose: William Shepherd talks to GIR about NGO investigations

To disclose or not disclose: William Shepherd talks to GIR about NGO investigations

March 12, 2014, GIR

Holland & Knight partner William Shepherd talks to GIR about what to do when faced with a corruption scandal involving NGO funds.

An interview with Frédéric Jenny

An interview with Frédéric Jenny

March 03, 2014, GIR

Frédéric Jenny is professor of economics at the ESSEC Business School in Paris, a judge at the Supreme Court of France and chairman of the OECD’s Competition Law and Policy Committee. David Vascott spoke to him in Paris at the OECD’s Global Forum on Competition, which this year focused on fighting corruption and promoting competition

An interview with Geoff Nicholas

An interview with Geoff Nicholas

February 25, 2014, GIR

Geoff Nicholas, co-head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s global investigations practice, recently returned to the UK after working in Hong Kong since summer 2012. GIR caught up with him at the firm’s London offices.

An interview with Drago Kos

An interview with Drago Kos

February 17, 2014, GIR

Drago Kos started his term as the new chair of the OECD’s anti-bribery working group on 1 January 2014. He replaced the highly regarded Mark Pieth, who had chaired the group since 1990. Kos, speaking to GIR from his native Slovenia, outlined some of the problems the working group faces.