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GIR Live DC - in pictures

GIR Live DC - in pictures

March 23, 2018, GIR

Photos from GIR Live Washington, DC, held at Covington & Burling on 22 March.

Baker McKenzie taps Barclays in-house counsel

Baker McKenzie taps Barclays in-house counsel

March 22, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

Baker McKenzie has hired Barclays in-house counsel Terence Gilroy as a partner in its litigation and government enforcement practice.

MoneyGram sets aside US$85 million to resolve outstanding AML issues

MoneyGram sets aside US$85 million to resolve outstanding AML issues

March 20, 2018, GIR

Following two extensions of its 2012 US$100 million money-laundering deferred prosecution agreement, financial services company MoneyGram has set aside a further US$85 million to potentially resolve the matter.

SIL prosecution shows “high bar” for section 7 compliance defence, says SFO official

SIL prosecution shows “high bar” for section 7 compliance defence, says SFO official

March 19, 2018, GIR

The UK Serious Fraud Office’s joint chief of bribery and corruption, Camilla de Silva, spoke to compliance professionals at a conference on 15 March. Here, GIR picks out some highlights from the speech.

Davis Polk adds Gary Lynch to litigation department

Davis Polk adds Gary Lynch to litigation department

March 14, 2018, GIR

Davis Polk & Wardwell has hired former US Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement director Gary Lynch as counsel in its litigation department, the firm said.

DOJ informally extends declinations policy to non-bribery cases

DOJ informally extends declinations policy to non-bribery cases

March 06, 2018, GIR

Lawyers say that the Justice Department’s recent announcement that it will apply FCPA corporate enforcement policy guidelines to non-bribery cases may lead to more self reports but warn of uncertainty as the initiative is not binding.

SFO will seek retrial of former Tesco executives

SFO will seek retrial of former Tesco executives

March 02, 2018, GIR

The UK Serious Fraud Office confirmed on 2 March it will write to Southwark Crown Court to request the retrial of former Tesco executives Chris Bush, John Scouler and Carl Rogberg.

Women in Investigations: one week left

March 02, 2018, GIR

With the 9 March deadline fast approaching, GIR wants your nominations for our 2018 Women in Investigations survey.

Judge blasts DOJ in criminal spoofing case

Judge blasts DOJ in criminal spoofing case

March 01, 2018, GIR

A federal judge has accused the US government of harassment and manipulation and said it acted in bad faith by seeking last minute to change the venue of ex-UBS trader Andre Flotron’s trial scheduled for April.

Microsoft urges Supreme Court to let Congress deal with question of overseas data

Microsoft urges Supreme Court to let Congress deal with question of overseas data

February 28, 2018, GIR

Microsoft argued before US Supreme Court justices on 27 February it should not have to comply with a US warrant to disclose overseas data sought by law enforcement.