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UK legislator preaches corporate transparency to US Congress

UK legislator preaches corporate transparency to US Congress

May 30, 2019, GIR

The UK’s anti-corruption champion, John Penrose MP, has implored the US government to follow the example set across the Atlantic and implement a beneficial ownership register.

Paul Weiss makes high-profile hire with Loretta Lynch

Paul Weiss makes high-profile hire with Loretta Lynch

May 29, 2019, GIR

After a two-year hiatus, former US attorney general Loretta Lynch joins Paul Weiss.

Subjects of German EAWs given “get out of jail free” card

Subjects of German EAWs given “get out of jail free” card

May 28, 2019, GIR

The European Court of Justice has found that the procedures that German public prosecutor’s offices use to issue European arrest warrants do not meet European standards, a decision that invalidates all EAWs issued by German public prosecutors.

GIR Live DC – in pictures

GIR Live DC – in pictures

May 16, 2019, GIR

Photos from the fourth annual GIR Live DC, held at Covington & Burling on 15 May and chaired by Lawrence Urgenson of Mayer Brown and Kathryn Cameron Atkinson of Miller & Chevalier.

Upcoming prosecutions set to shape FARA

Upcoming prosecutions set to shape FARA

May 15, 2019, GIR

Two scheduled trials against individuals charged for violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act will test the historically underutilised law.

Nearly a dozen FCA sanctions cases in the pipeline

Nearly a dozen FCA sanctions cases in the pipeline

May 02, 2019, GIR

The UK’s financial regulator is examining 11 sanctions cases as the UK corporate community waits to see if there will be tough enforcement in the area.

Award in Guinean bribery dispute made public

Award in Guinean bribery dispute made public

May 02, 2019, GIR

An arbitration award worth $2 billion that made findings of corruption in a dispute over an iron-ore mining project in Guinea has become public after being submitted to the US courts for enforcement.

US sanctions enforcer on the hunt for novel cases

US sanctions enforcer on the hunt for novel cases

May 01, 2019, GIR

The US Treasury is targeting industries that haven’t traditionally been penalised for sanctions violations to spread the message that no-one is safe.

Clifford Chance takes lead in Swedbank investigation

Clifford Chance takes lead in Swedbank investigation

April 30, 2019, GIR

A Washington, DC, based lawyer who recently represented UniCredit Bank in a sanctions probe is taking the lead in Swedbank’s investigation into money laundering allegations.

China’s Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit pulls out all stops to defend itself

China’s Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit pulls out all stops to defend itself

April 29, 2019, GIR

A Chinese state-owned chip producer has launched a muscular lobbying and public relations campaign as it faces a high-profile trade secret theft trial and attempts to remove a US export ban.