Conference coverage

GIR Live Frankfurt: EU seven years behind US on cybersecurity

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

While Europe has traditionally been the bastion of privacy rights it is still trailing behind the US in cybersecurity, a former DOJ deputy assistant attorney general has said.

14 November 2019

Lawyers disappointed by lack of privilege reforms in German draft law

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

German lawyers are concerned that a proposed German corporate criminal liability law does not go far enough in protecting attorney-client communications.

12 November 2019

GIR Live Frankfurt - in pictures

Photos from GIR Live Frankfurt on 5 November 2019, chaired by Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Thomas Schürrle of Debevoise & Plimpton.

06 November 2019

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”

Featured in Investigator’s Guide to Hong Kong

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

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