Conference coverage

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

GIR Live: Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations

Argentina’s high-profile Cuadernos graft scandal might change its course under a new government, lawyers said at a Latin Lawyer-GIR Live conference in São Paulo in October.

04 November 2019

China’s laws can make cooperation with foreign investigations “impossible”

The combination of local state secret and data protection laws can make it impossible for companies in China to cooperate with investigations from foreign agencies.

31 October 2019

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