Conference coverage

OFAC director: “Our jurisdiction is not limited to banks”

Andrea Gacki has reiterated OFAC’s determination to go after any company or individual that is found to be violating US sanctions.

18 October 2019

Hong Kong SFC director: “we’re working on the difficult stuff”

Featured in Investigator’s Guide to Hong Kong

The director of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission said the agency has posted record-high fines following tough scrutiny on conduct in initial public offerings.

15 October 2019

SFO official: Brexit won’t stop law enforcement partners returning our calls

The SFO says its cooperation with foreign prosecutors will not come to a halt when Britain leaves the EU.

15 October 2019

SFO director reiterates willingness to work with cooperating defendants

Speaking at an ABA conference in London, Lisa Osofsky once again emphasised her desire to utilise covert surveillance methods in white-collar cases.

14 October 2019

GIR Live New York 2019 - in pictures

Photos from the 6th annual GIR Live New York on 8 October, chaired by Joe Warin of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Bruce Yannett of Debevoise & Plimpton.

09 October 2019

GIR Live Hong Kong: Investigating across jurisdictions

This year’s GIR Live Hong Kong turns its focus to the challenge of moving data between jurisdictions during investigations.

12 September 2019

GIR Live Singapore: Corporate self-reporting remains “crux issue”

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

Companies in Singapore are reluctant to admit to corporate misconduct because the benefits of doing so remain unclear.

05 September 2019

GIR Live Singapore: absence of "data record" frustrates internal investigations

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

Criminal activity is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to detect as perpetrators are now more adept at avoiding a paper trail. James Thomas in Singapore.

29 August 2019

French AFA routinely undermines professional secrecy, lawyers say

Featured in Investigator's Guide to France

Lawyers at the first-ever GIR Live in Paris have said the French agency tasked with overseeing company’s compliance programmes is requesting documents typically covered by secrecy rules.

03 July 2019

GIR Live Paris: French DPA guidelines incentivise self-reporting

Lawyers at the first-ever GIR Live in Paris welcomed new guidance from French authorities that outline the steps companies should take to obtain CJIPs as they discussed the future of the PNF following news that its head has stepped down.

01 July 2019

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