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Veteran foreign bribery prosecutor heads to private practice

In an interview with GIR, Michael Culhane Harper emphasised the importance of the DOJ’s relationships with foreign partners in bribery investigations.

05 December 2023

People News: US appoints judges for new data protection court

A former US attorney general has been appointed to a new US court that will consider EU citizens’ claims of illegal digital surveillance, and Holcim’s legal head is headed to ABB.

01 December 2023

Now live: the GIR 100 2023

This year’s edition adds names from Argentina, Mexico, Japan and Sweden, as well as a Pan-African outfit, to GIR’s bespoke list of the best international investigations firms.

30 November 2023

A look back at the GIR Awards 2023

Photos of GIR’s 9th annual awards ceremony, held at the Four Seasons in Washington, DC on 16 November. Proceeds of the night will benefit the operation of the Swawou School for girls in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

30 November 2023

Head of Peru’s Car Wash task force suspended

Rafael Vela told GIR that he would appeal against his suspension to Peru’s Supreme Court in the hope of securing an interim order to allow him to return to his role spearheading the country’s Operation Car Wash investigations.

28 November 2023

GIR Awards 2023 – The Winners

GIR revealed the winners of the 9th annual GIR Awards at a black-tie dinner at the Four Seasons hotel in Washington, DC on 16 November held in aid of the Swawou School for girls in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

16 November 2023

The GIR 30 2023 revealed

The 2023 GIR list of the best cross-border corporate investigations practices includes three new entries for this year: Jenner & Block, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

16 November 2023

Latham adds white-collar partner in London

Pamela Reddy, a criminal practitioner with nearly three decades of experience representing companies and individuals, will soon leave Norton Rose’s London offices to join Latham & Watkins.

16 November 2023

People News: Swedbank selects new interim head of financial crime

In the latest roundup, Swedish lender Swedbank has appointed its head of operational risk to temporarily lead its anti-financial crime operations and the former US attorney for the Southern District of California has moved back to private practice.

14 November 2023

Counsel Watch: Ghosn faces battle over historic defence fees

In the latest counsel watch, a lawsuit over former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's legal defence bills has shone a light on the firms he hired for various investigations, and digital infrastructure company SolarWinds has hired two white shoe firms to help fight an SEC lawsuit over alleged cyber security lapses.

10 November 2023

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