Conference coverage

SDNY official outlines approach to charging decisions

“We expect platinum-level compliance from your platinum-level clients”, Daniel Gitner, the criminal chief at the Manhattan US attorney’s office, told an audience at GIR Live New York on Tuesday.

21 September 2022

DOJ official expands on expectations for corporate clawback policies, self-disclosure

“What we expect now in 2022, is that companies will have robust and regularly deployed clawback programmes. All too often we see companies scramble to dust off and implement dormant policies once they're in the crosshairs of an investigation,” Marshall Miller told an audience at GIR Live: New York on Tuesday.

20 September 2022

RCMP official urges companies to turn themselves in

The head of corruption at Canada’s national police force said many companies are still hesitant to report their own misconduct.

15 September 2022

Brazil prosecutors air corruption investigation concerns

Brazilian federal prosecutors have spoken about the challenging environment they face when conducting corporate corruption investigations.

15 September 2022

SFO, CPS renew calls for expansion of the failure-to-prevent model

The addition of a failure-to-prevent offence would be a “welcome addition to the tools available for prosecutors” to ensure proper accountability for those involved in wrongdoing, the head of public prosecutions at the CPS said.

05 September 2022

Austrac reaps rewards of tough enforcement approach

The head of Australia’s anti-money laundering agency has seen widespread compliance improvements after bringing tough enforcement actions against some of the country’s biggest lenders.

23 June 2022

Lawyers bewildered by disparities in Russia sanctions regimes

Differences between Russia sanctions regimes in the EU, the UK and the US mean lawyers are sometimes struggling to answer their clients’ simplest questions.

17 June 2022

Lisa Monaco: “Sanctions should be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes

Sanctions should “be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes, the US deputy attorney general said in the keynote speech at GIR Live: Women in Investigations on Thursday, adding that an expanding number of industries can be affected by the problem and that a proactive approach could save companies money.

16 June 2022

Brazil scales down corruption task forces after Car Wash criticism

Brazillian prosecutors are moving away from large-scale corruption investigations to smaller and more focused task forces, a Brazilian lawyer told audience members at GIR Live: Women in Investigations on Thursday.

16 June 2022

Ukrainian anti-corruption agency on war footing

Ukraine’s National Agency on Corruption Prevention has shifted its focus to confiscating the assets of pro-Kremlin businesses and oligarchs following the Russian invasion, an official has revealed.

15 June 2022

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