Conference coverage

GIR Live: Prosecutors worldwide are getting to know each other

International organisations have helped prosecutors build relationships with each other to make investigations more efficient.

30 October 2017

GIR Live: Brazilian prosecutor says WhatsApp chat group drove investigation forward

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

A Brazilian federal prosecutor says informal communications between enforcers around the world led to essential discoveries in the Rio Olympics bribery investigation.

27 October 2017

GIR Live: China’s WeChat obsession frustrates lawyers

Lawyers say the use of social media for business in China creates a significant hurdle when conducting internal investigations.

20 October 2017

DOJ has a “lifetime’s worth” of tax evasion leads in Hong Kong

Hong Kong lawyers say they are still dealing with a multitude of US tax evasion investigations that sprung from settlements signed by 76 Swiss banks in 2013.

18 October 2017

Ex-DOJ prosecutor: companies should fight for privilege

Former FCPA Unit assistant chief Jason Jones says that companies should fight harder to protect privileged information from US authorities that has been compelled in other jurisdictions.

11 October 2017

Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

Featured in In-house

The former chief ethics and compliance counsel of Swedish telecoms company Telia has revealed details of the compliance programme that helped the company avoid the imposition of an independent monitor in its recent US$965 million trilateral settlement.

10 October 2017

UK whistleblowers lured by US financial incentives

US whistleblower hotlines receive more calls from the UK than any other country outside of the US, according to deputy assistant attorney general of the US Department of Justice’s criminal division Trevor McFadden.

10 October 2017

GIR Live New York: law enforcement is a company's "best hope" after a cyber attack

Featured in Investigator's Guide to New York

Companies that report cyber breaches to the DOJ benefit from getting the full weight of the US government behind them to help deal with the threat, panellists heard at GIR's fourth annual conference in New York.

18 September 2017

GIR Live New York - in pictures

An impression of GIR Live New York, held on 14 September.

18 September 2017

DOJ 'deconfliction' requests creating tension

The DOJ increasingly wants companies to delay interviewing employees involved in possible misconduct. Defence lawyers say that creates problems.

15 September 2017

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