Conference coverage

GIR Live: Europe’s emerging enforcers and the post-Brexit investigations landscape

The rise in activity by prosecutors around Europe, the role of a company’s culture in investigations, and cross-border cooperation now that the UK has left the EU will be top of the agenda at GIR Live: London on 2 April.

18 February 2020

GIR Live winter – in pictures

Pictures from GIR Live London held at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton on 3 December.

06 December 2019

FCA official: Data AI not a panacea in investigations

Despite advancements in technology, the human mind remains the best tool to use in criminal investigations, according to an FCA director.

04 December 2019

GIR Live London: corporations get lost between jurisdictions when assisting authorities

Lawyers have bemoaned a lack of guidance for corporations cooperating with multi-jurisdictional investigations and suggested authorities agree a consistent approach to make things clearer.

04 December 2019

GIR Live London: SFO investigators sit in on French prosecutor’s interviews

The SFO has been “piggybacking” on investigations headed by France’s financial crimes prosecutor, according to a speaker at GIR Live London.

03 December 2019

GIR Live Zurich: #MeToo highlights need for strong whistleblower protections

Lawyers tasked with investigating allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace have said stronger internal whistleblowing policies will ensure employees do not feel forced to go to the media.

02 December 2019

GIR Live Zurich - in pictures

Pictures from GIR Live Zurich on 26 November 2019.

28 November 2019

GIR Live Frankfurt: EU seven years behind US on cybersecurity

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

While Europe has traditionally been the bastion of privacy rights it is still trailing behind the US in cybersecurity, a former DOJ deputy assistant attorney general has said.

14 November 2019

Lawyers disappointed by lack of privilege reforms in German draft law

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

German lawyers are concerned that a proposed German corporate criminal liability law does not go far enough in protecting attorney-client communications.

12 November 2019

GIR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

Photos from GIR Live Frankfurt on 5 November 2019, chaired by Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Thomas Schürrle of Debevoise & Plimpton.

06 November 2019

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