Conference coverage

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

GIR Live returns in London – in pictures

Global Investigations Review’s first post-lockdown in-person conference, chaired by Stephen Gentle of Simmons & Simmons and Susannah Cogman of Herbert Smith Freehills, took place in London on Wednesday 21 July.

22 July 2021

GIR Connect Moscow: the future of corporate investigations in Russia

What’s next for Russian anti-corruption and white-collar enforcement will be top of the agenda at GIR Connect: Moscow on 16 September.

09 July 2021

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

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