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.
May 24, 2018, GIR
The Crown Prosecution Service has revealed how much it spent to bring a case against dormant British office interior design company Skansen Interior Limited over a £6 million bribery scheme, following a GIR Freedom of Information request.
May 11, 2018, GIR
Sandra Moser, a senior fraud section official in the DOJ's criminal division, discussed the implications of a recent trial defeat for the department in a spoofing case.
May 10, 2018, GIR
Lawyers from WilmerHale and Davis Polk helped the Royal Bank of Scotland enter into an agreement in principle to pay $4.9 billion to settle DOJ allegations that it mis-sold mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.
April 25, 2018, GIR
Judges declined the SFO’s request to have the claimant in the failed XYZ-related judicial review cover its legal costs because of the authority’s flawed approach to the case.
April 23, 2018, GIR
The Court of Justice of the European Union has made preliminary rulings in favour of Italian citizens, holding that they should not be subject to both criminal and administrative enforcement action over the same matter.
April 17, 2018, GIR
A lawyer acting for US engineering company KBR has argued that the UK parliament never intended section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act to apply to documents held by foreign companies outside of the UK.