Conference coverage

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

GIR Live Singapore: Corporate self-reporting remains “crux issue”

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

Companies in Singapore are reluctant to admit to corporate misconduct because the benefits of doing so remain unclear.

05 September 2019

GIR Live Singapore: absence of "data record" frustrates internal investigations

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

Criminal activity is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to detect as perpetrators are now more adept at avoiding a paper trail. James Thomas in Singapore.

29 August 2019

French AFA routinely undermines professional secrecy, lawyers say

Featured in Investigator's Guide to France

Lawyers at the first-ever GIR Live in Paris have said the French agency tasked with overseeing company’s compliance programmes is requesting documents typically covered by secrecy rules.

03 July 2019

GIR Live Paris: French DPA guidelines incentivise self-reporting

Lawyers at the first-ever GIR Live in Paris welcomed new guidance from French authorities that outline the steps companies should take to obtain CJIPs as they discussed the future of the PNF following news that its head has stepped down.

01 July 2019

GIR Live Paris - in pictures

Photos from the first-ever GIR Live Paris on 27 June, co-chaired by Stéphane Bonifassi of Bonifassi Avocats and Jonathan Mattout of Herbert Smith Freehills.

28 June 2019

Germany considers NPA and DPA-style agreements in draft corporate criminal liability law

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

A potential new law in Germany addresses the country’s “dramatically” inconsistent penalty system, a prosecutor who helped to draft the bill has said.

28 June 2019

Czech prosecutor general calls for closer cooperation

The prosecutor general of the Czech Republic has said that the complexity of the Czech legal system and its differences to common law jurisdictions inhibit its ability to cooperate as efficiently with countries such as the US and UK.

27 June 2019

UK identification principle “simply inept”, former solicitor general says

“We can’t go on worshipping at the feet of Queen Victoria and keep the identification principle,” Lord Garnier QC told an audience in London.

21 June 2019

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