August 14, 2018, GIR
GIR has extended the deadline for nominations by one week for its fourth annual awards ceremony, which will be held on 25 October at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.
July 09, 2018, GIR
Ireland has amended its whistleblower protection laws to comply with an EU directive on trade secrets.
July 06, 2018, GIR
Munich prosecutors have been given the green light to examine documents seized from Jones Day as part of an investigation into the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
July 05, 2018, GIR
A barrister acting for the SFO has warned that “the careful balance of public interests struck by English law” in relation to legal professional privilege will be completely undermined if the Court of Appeal adopts mining company ENRC’s wide interpretation of the principle.
July 03, 2018, GIR
ENRC’s counsel has argued that a May 2017 decision that saw the mining company ordered to hand over large swathes of documents to the UK SFO “unduly confines litigation privilege to impermissibly narrow grounds”.
June 28, 2018, GIR
GIR is pleased to announce the 2018 Women in Investigations survey, which highlights 100 female practitioners from across the globe.
June 20, 2018, GIR
The CEO of Volkswagen-owned Audi has agreed to testify in the ongoing Munich investigation into the emissions scandal following his “astonishing” arrest on 18 June.
June 13, 2018, GIR
A US federal appeal court has thrown out a Federal Trade Commission measure ordering cancer diagnostic tester LabMD to overhaul its cybersecurity programme, potentially challenging the FTC’s practice in cybersecurity cases.
June 11, 2018, GIR
Germany’s Public Prosecutor’s Office kept its top A grade in this year’s Due Process Guide, while last year’s joint top scorer, Hong Kong’s SFC, was marked down after lawyers criticised the agency for its overly aggressive stance to legal privilege.
May 31, 2018, GIR
The UK Financial Reporting Council has initiated formal disciplinary action against two Deloitte auditors and two former executives at Autonomy in connection with an investigation into the company’s financial reports ahead of its sale to HP in 2011.