April 26, 2019, GIR
Insurance company Zurich obtained an NPA from the US Department of Justice’s tax division after helping the authority circumvent Switzerland’s de facto blocking statute.
April 25, 2019, GIR
The US Department of Justice’s China initiative has ensnared a former US State Department official who gave secrets to Chinese “spies”.
April 18, 2019, GIR
A leaked report outlining potential changes to the French Blocking Statute was recently published but French lawyers are unsure about how effective the proposals, drafted in response to “intrusive” US authorities, will be.
April 17, 2019, GIR
Fifa has hired new lawyers to represent it in Swiss and US criminal investigations into corruption and bribery in world football.
April 12, 2019, GIR
Former Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partner Greg Craig has called US government allegations that he made false statements about the firm’s work for Ukraine “unprecedented and unjustified”.
April 12, 2019, GIR
Cologne public prosecutors filed a criminal indictment against two traders for serious tax fraud at a court in Bonn. If accepted the west German city will take centre stage in the prosecution of individuals for conduct linked to what has been described as the biggest tax fraud case in Europe.
April 11, 2019, GIR
A US judge has ruled that legal advice former national security adviser Michael Flynn received before registering as a foreign agent for Turkey must be turned over to his former business associate.
April 10, 2019, GIR
The UK Serious Fraud Office is considering revisions to a policy that has provoked the ire of defence lawyers, as the new director pivots to a less combative stance towards the legal community.
April 04, 2019, GIR
GIR has started its research for the 2019 edition of the GIR 100, the annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices.
April 01, 2019, GIR
Canada’s House of Commons justice committee has publicly released a package of evidence submitted by the former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould as part of the ongoing inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin scandal.