Conference coverage

Bahrain compliance official: more whistleblower advocacy is needed

A senior compliance official at Bahrain’s central bank has said that regulators across the globe have “collectively failed” to encourage whistleblowers.

24 November 2021

SFO “enforcement energy” increasing in the Middle East

The UK’s anti-corruption agency is finding it easier to obtain evidence from some countries in the Middle East leading to an increased enforcement focus on the region, according to one lawyer.

23 November 2021

DOJ enforcement policy changes may discourage self-reporting

Recent changes to the way the DOJ handles corporate settlement agreements may discourage businesses from self-reporting misconduct, defence lawyers said.

09 November 2021

John Carlin on stepping up DOJ corporate enforcement

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A free-to-view transcript of principal associate deputy attorney general John Carlin’s keynote speech at GIR Connect: New York, in which he discussed the DOJ’s decision to “surge resources” to corporate enforcement.

11 October 2021

A look back at GIR Connect: Paris

The virtual conference featured a keynote from Total general counsel Aurélien Hamelle and was co-chaired by Jonathan Mattout of Herbert Smith Freehills and Laura Perkins of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. A video of the entire programme is online now.

05 October 2021

GIR Connect Moscow: the future of corporate investigations in Russia

One week to go until GIR Connect: Moscow. What’s next for Russian anti-corruption and white-collar enforcement will be top of the agenda at the event, which will include speakers from Yandex, the Federal Antimonopoly Service, Takeda and more.

08 September 2021

Former SFO head calls for financial rewards for agency’s top staff

The former director of the Serious Fraud Office, Sir David Green CB QC, has called for “significant rewards” to its top investigators, prosecutors and forensic accountants to stop them from leaving.

06 September 2021

GIR Live: Ex-Goldman GC foresees a new generation of whistleblowers

Karen Seymour expects that younger generations of workers, less loyal to their employers and more concerned about environmental and social issues, will be responsible for an increasing number of whistleblower reports in the US.

23 July 2021

Revisit GIR and Latin Lawyer’s anti-corruption and investigations Mexico conference

The anti-corruption investigations Mexico conference hosted by Global Investigations Review and its sister publication Latin Lawyer is now available to view in full online. The event was co-chaired by Andrew Levine of Debevoise & Plimpton and Diego Sierra of Von Wobeser y Sierra SC.

23 July 2021

GIR Live: KBR case shows the benefits of pushing back against the SFO

A lawyer who acted for US engineering company KBR in its recent legal tussle with the Serious Fraud Office over the agency’s powers to compel evidence stored abroad said the case demonstrates the advantages of challenging the SFO.

22 July 2021

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