Conference coverage

Judge Rakoff: DOJ compliance requirements aren’t working

Federal judge Jed Rakoff clashed with Leslie Caldwell, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, over the effectiveness of remediation and compliance requirements placed on companies in corporate settlements.

08 April 2016

FCA’s director of investigations to speak at GIR Live London

The FCA's Jamie Symington will deliver the keynote at the second annual GIR Live London conference on 28 April, where participants will explore the seminal issues affecting UK investigations.

18 March 2016

Yates Memo has changed the dynamic of internal investigations

The DOJ’s pursuit of individual liability for corporate wrongdoing is causing the boards of non-US companies to think twice when deciding whether to self-disclose, the co-chair of Quinn Emanuel’s white-collar practice said at an ABA conference on 3 March.

07 March 2016

DOJ warns companies against recent declination tactic

The Justice Department is concerned that companies are at times trying to resolve foreign bribery cases with local authorities in other countries, rather than with DOJ prosecutors, to stave off enforcement action in the US.

07 March 2016

International cooperation at the heart of major DOJ cases

Leslie Caldwell says the Justice Department is increasingly relying on foreign prosecutors and authorities to help pursue FCPA cases that could never have been brought in the past.

04 March 2016

DOJ warns Yates Memo also applies to sanctions enforcement

David Laufman, chief of counterintelligence and export control at the National Security Division of the US Department of Justice, says the agency will soon release guidance on how companies should voluntarily disclose potential criminal violations.

04 March 2016

GIR Live DC: In pictures

Prosecutors from the DOJ and the Operation Car Wash task force in Brazil, in-house counsel and private practitioners gathered in Washington, DC to discuss the implications of the Yates Memo and the sprawling corruption investigation tied to Petrobras.

24 February 2016

Operation Car Wash: Prosecutors to clamp down on press leaks

Brazilian authorities are preparing to charge individuals responsible for leaking sensitive information about the widening corruption investigation tied to Petrobras.

11 February 2016

DoJ to expedite self-disclosure cases

Andrew Weissmann, head of the DoJ’s criminal fraud section, says the agency plans to resolve cases within a year when a company self-discloses wrongdoing.

10 February 2016

GIR Live Hong Kong: How to respond to a cybersecurity crisis

Verifying a cyber threat’s credibility and limiting potential fallout are among the first steps to take once a suspected cyber breach comes to light, but another question to ask is when to consider getting law enforcement involved.

30 October 2015

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