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ICO’s call for views on expanded powers keeps experts guessing

ICO’s call for views on expanded powers keeps experts guessing

November 20, 2019, GIR

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is requesting expanded powers to investigate and recover profits from criminal misuse of data.

World Bank debars Portuguese engineering consultant

World Bank debars Portuguese engineering consultant

November 14, 2019, GIR

The World Bank has debarred Portuguese engineering and architecture consultant PROCESL for its conduct on an infrastructure project in Brazil.

Chinese engineer admits stealing trade secrets from US oil company

Chinese engineer admits stealing trade secrets from US oil company

November 13, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS

A Chinese engineer has pleaded guilty in the US to stealing “next generation battery technology” from Houston-based energy company Phillips 66.

Lawyers disappointed by lack of privilege reforms in German draft law

Lawyers disappointed by lack of privilege reforms in German draft law

November 12, 2019, GIR

German lawyers are concerned that a proposed German corporate criminal liability law does not go far enough in protecting attorney-client communications.

OFAC fines aviation company for failing to monitor leased engines

OFAC fines aviation company for failing to monitor leased engines

November 08, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS

A US aviation company has been slapped with a sanctions fine for failing to track the whereabouts of engines it leased in the UAE.

Mexican Parliament votes to expand powers of finance ministry

Mexican Parliament votes to expand powers of finance ministry

November 07, 2019, GIR

Mexico’s parliament has voted in favour of allowing the country’s finance ministry to blacklist individuals suspected of money laundering and other financial crimes.

Halkbank wants to dismiss US charges that it won’t recognise

Halkbank wants to dismiss US charges that it won’t recognise

November 06, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS

Lawyers for Turkey's state-owned Halkbank have asked a US federal court for permission to challenge a DOJ indictment without acknowledging receipt of it.

GIR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

GIR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

November 06, 2019, GIR

Photos from GIR Live Frankfurt on 5 November 2019, chaired by Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Thomas Schürrle of Debevoise & Plimpton.

Judge throws out ENRC’s attempt to delay possible SFO charges

Judge throws out ENRC’s attempt to delay possible SFO charges

November 05, 2019, GIR

The SFO will not be forced to wait until the conclusion of a civil suit brought by ENRC to charge the Kazakh mining company in a long-running bribery probe, a London court has ruled.

GIR launches Just Sanctions

GIR launches Just Sanctions

November 01, 2019, GIR

Global Investigations Review is pleased to present GIR Just Sanctions, a new section of the website and newsletter focused on high-stakes sanctions investigations and enforcement.