Conference coverage

Czech penalties for compliance failures “almost laughable”

Companies in the Czech Republic face ineffective deterrents and virtually no incentives to comply with local anti-corruption laws, a lawyer has said.

22 June 2021

TotalEnergies GC: France’s PNF demanding unreasonable privilege waivers

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The general counsel of Paris-based energy company TotalEnergies said he is seriously concerned that PNF prosecutors are threatening the country’s principle of legal privilege.

17 June 2021

SFO director: state of UK law is frustrating open investigations

The head of the UK’s anti-corruption agency said her office will struggle to hold companies to account in a number of ongoing cases without an overhaul of the UK’s corporate criminal liability standards.

10 June 2021

GIR Connect Paris: French enforcement under the microscope

Two weeks left until GIR Connect Paris, chaired by Laura Perkins at Hughes Hubbard & Reed and Jonathan Mattout at Herbert Smith Freehills. The event will feature AFA and DOJ speakers alongside a cast of high-profile private practice lawyers and in-house practitioners from Airbus, Total and Sonepar, to discuss the French enforcement landscape.

03 June 2021

A look back at GIR’s Interactive Regional Spotlight: North America conference

Video: GIR’s Interactive North America conference, co-chaired by Joe Warin of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Bruce Yannett of Debevoise & Plimpton, can now be viewed online in full.

15 February 2021

Argentina court keeps country’s enforcement efforts on track

A 2020 ruling by Argentina’s top criminal court reaffirming the constitutionality of its cooperating defendant law has prevented the derailment of the country’s biggest corruption case and the stifling of its financial crime enforcement.

12 January 2021

A look back at GIR's Interactive Regional Spotlight: Latin America conference

Video: GIR’s Interactive Regional Spotlight: Latin America conference can now be viewed online in full.

08 January 2021

A look back at GIR's Interactive Regional Spotlight: Europe conference

Video: GIR’s Interactive Regional Spotlight Europe conference can now be viewed online in full.

07 January 2021

GIR Interactive: Mexico investigating Vitol following US settlement

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Mexico is investigating Swiss commodities trading company Vitol over alleged bribery, according to the country’s top anti-corruption prosecutor.

10 December 2020

GIR Interactive: finding companies guilty of financial crime not a “holy grail”

UK enforcement agencies should consider pursuing more civil action against companies suspected of wrongdoing now that such settlements are becoming more transparent, local experts have said.

08 December 2020

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