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Argentina’s investigations bar

Argentina’s investigations bar

August 23, 2019, GIR

GIR travelled to Buenos Aires to see how Argentina’s young investigations bar is developing a year after the country introduced corporate criminal liability.

GIR Awards 2019

GIR Awards 2019

August 22, 2019, GIR

GIR presents the nominees for Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year and Most Important Development in the Practice or Law of International Investigations.

GIR Awards 2019 – Most Important Court Case of the Year and Investigations Consultancy of the Year

GIR Awards 2019 – Most Important Court Case of the Year and Investigations Consultancy of the Year

August 21, 2019, GIR

Over the coming days GIR will reveal shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will be held on 24 October in Washington, DC, at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Davis Polk snares inaugural SEC cyber unit chief

Davis Polk snares inaugural SEC cyber unit chief

August 21, 2019, GIR

The first ever head of the SEC enforcement division’s cyber unit will join Davis Polk & Wardwell’s litigation department in Washington, DC.

GIR Awards 2019 – Boutique or Regional Investigations Practice of the Year and Outstanding In-house Counsel of the Year

GIR Awards 2019 – Boutique or Regional Investigations Practice of the Year and Outstanding In-house Counsel of the Year

August 20, 2019, GIR

Over the coming days GIR will reveal the shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will be held on 24 October in Washington, DC, at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Jay-Z's Tidal threatens arbitration against Norway

Jay-Z's Tidal threatens arbitration against Norway

August 20, 2019, GIR

Tidal, the online music service co-owned by US rapper Jay-Z, has threatened Norway with its first known investment treaty arbitration claim – over Økokrim’s conduct in a criminal investigation into alleged manipulation of streaming figures.

GIR Awards 2019 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year

GIR Awards 2019 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year

August 19, 2019, GIR

Over the coming days, GIR will reveal the shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC, on 24 October. Read on for the nominees in the categories Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year.

Allen & Overy’s co-head of fraud in London moves to Milbank

Allen & Overy’s co-head of fraud in London moves to Milbank

August 19, 2019, GIR

Mona Vaswani, Allen & Overy’s head of fraud, is leaving the firm to join US firm Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy in London.

Charged ex-Skadden lawyer questions false statement definition

Charged ex-Skadden lawyer questions false statement definition

August 16, 2019, GIR

Veteran Washington, DC lawyer Greg Craig and US prosecutors have sparred over what constitutes a misleading statement as he attempts to torpedo a landmark FARA trial.

Ethics watchdog finds Trudeau interfered in SNC-Lavalin bribery case

Ethics watchdog finds Trudeau interfered in SNC-Lavalin bribery case

August 15, 2019, GIR

Canada’s ethics commissioner has found that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the law by repeatedly lobbying for a settlement in the ongoing SNC-Lavalin bribery case.