Conference coverage

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

EU blocking statute a “paper tiger”

The protection from US extraterritorial laws that the EU’s blocking regulation affords European companies is still something of an enigma.

29 October 2019

DOJ counterintelligence chief: “the facts fit” against Halkbank

“They lied to OFAC, they lied to the Federal Reserve Board and they lied to US correspondent banks,” Jay Bratt said at GIR Live in Washington, DC on Thursday 24 October.

24 October 2019

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”

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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

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