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Right against self incrimination not a valid excuse to refuse cooperation in World Bank investigations

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Companies that refuse to cooperate with the World Bank's investigative team can no longer claim the right against self-incrimination, a senior investigator for the group has said.

09 June 2017

View from the bench: US federal judge speaks out on risks for white-collar lawyers

A US federal judge has a warning for white-collar lawyers defending individual clients: don’t get too close, or you could end up in trouble.

08 June 2017

Juniper Networks compliance chief: I hope DOJ "preserves in-house perspective"

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Adding compliance expert Hui Chen to the fraud section has brought about "profound positive change," the chief compliance officer for Juniper Networks has said.

02 June 2017

GIR Live: Assume you're being watched

Panellists at GIR Live San Francisco said a lack of foresight on internal investigations can cause major headaches - especially when the evidence you need is in a country that doesn't recognise or respect privilege.

30 May 2017

GIR Live: Petrobras prosecutor warns of conflicts of interest at Brazilian government agencies

A federal prosecutor at the heart of Operation Car Wash told GIR Live San Francisco that Brazilian government agencies may be trying to actively block settlements that expose corruption among politicians.

23 May 2017

Multinationals failing to report misconduct to us, warns Brazilian prosecutor

Some multinationals are incorrectly deciding not to self-report possible bribery to Brazilian authorities just because the conduct predates the country's 2014 anti-corruption law, a local prosecutor has warned.

23 May 2017

GIR Live San Francisco - in pictures

Photos from GIR Live San San Francisco, held on 22 May.

23 May 2017

IBA Lisbon: ENRC judgment has “blown everything out the water”

A “surprising” UK court ruling on a privilege dispute between ENRC and the SFO will affect companies’ decisions whether to conduct internal investigations, according to Shaul Brazil at BCL.

22 May 2017

IBA conference Lisbon: SFO and DOJ adopt aggressive tactics in suspect interviews

The UK Serious Fraud Office acted aggressively by changing a suspect interview to a compelled interview during questioning in its recent Unaoil investigation, according to Ross Dixon at Hickman Rose in London.

19 May 2017

IBA Lisbon: EU data protection laws will prove difficult to enforce in Asia

EU authorities will have to rely heavily on enforcers in Asia to carry out investigations into possible EU data protection breaches by companies in Hong Kong and China, according to a Hong Kong-based lawyer at Haldanes.

18 May 2017

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