Conference coverage

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

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

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

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