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BNP Paribas pleads guilty to forex manipulation

BNP Paribas pleads guilty to forex manipulation

January 29, 2018, GIR

BNP Paribas USA has pleaded guilty to fixing currency prices in the foreign exchange market, becoming the sixth major bank to plead guilty in the Department of Justice’s ongoing investigation.

Mayer Brown adds ex-SDNY prosecutor to NYC office

Mayer Brown adds ex-SDNY prosecutor to NYC office

January 26, 2018, GIR

Mayer Brown has hired former Manhattan prosecutor Glen Kopp as a partner in its litigation and dispute resolution practice.

US charges former PCAOB officials and KPMG execs with fraud

US charges former PCAOB officials and KPMG execs with fraud

January 24, 2018, GIR

Allegations that six accountants stole information from a US regulator to help accountancy firm KPMG pass an inspection show the potential vulnerability of regulators to wrongdoing by staff, lawyers told GIR.

The Due Process Guide – have your say

The Due Process Guide – have your say

January 23, 2018, GIR

Help GIR help you by giving your verdict on due process standards of authorities around the world, for GIR’s Due Process Guide 2018.

BakerHostetler appoints Seattle lawyer to lead securities litigation team

BakerHostetler appoints Seattle lawyer to lead securities litigation team

January 22, 2018, GIR

BakerHostetler announced on 16 January that it added Douglas Greene as a partner in its white-collar, investigations and securities enforcement and litigation practice in Seattle.

HSBC settles FX manipulation investigation for US$101 million

HSBC settles FX manipulation investigation for US$101 million

January 19, 2018, GIR

HSBC announced on 18 January that it has agreed to pay US$101.5 million to resolve a US Department of Justice inquiry into whether it manipulated foreign exchange markets to the detriment of its clients.

Turkish banker convicted of conspiring to evade Iran sanctions

Turkish banker convicted of conspiring to evade Iran sanctions

January 04, 2018, GIR

A jury in Manhattan has found Mehmet Hakan Atilla guilty of conspiring to evade US sanctions.

ICYMI: news developments over the holiday season

ICYMI: news developments over the holiday season

January 02, 2018, GIR

Happy New Year from the team at GIR! A round-up of news developments from the past two weeks, including Keppel’s trilateral bribery settlement and convictions in the Fifa investigation.

GIR’s festive 40: top stories from 2017

GIR’s festive 40: top stories from 2017

December 21, 2017, GIR

Season’s greetings from the team at GIR! We will be taking a break over the holidays and will be back in action on 3 January. In the meantime, here are 40 of our favourite stories from the past year to keep you going.

The Mueller investigation counsel list

The Mueller investigation counsel list

December 21, 2017, GIR

GIR presents the Mueller investigation counsel list – a snapshot of the lawyers who have landed roles in the continuing investigation into Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.