Conference coverage

US export control agency targets Russian semiconductor sales

The Bureau of Industry and Security’s enforcement chief said the agency has made such cases a priority following “Russia’s unprovoked war against the people of Ukraine”.

03 March 2022

GIR Live: increase in “vague” whistleblower reports during pandemic

A Hong Kong-based in-house lawyer at US bank BNY Mellon has said that a significant amount of the whistleblower reports his team have received recently lack detail.

20 December 2021

GIR Live London Winter 2021 – in pictures

Global Investigations Review held its London winter conference on Wednesday 2 December.

10 December 2021

GIR Live Hong Kong: New Chinese data law hampering internal investigations

“We’ve been facing a lot more pressure from the targets of investigations,” said a Hong Kong-based lawyer.

09 December 2021

Ex-Hong Kong judge: Courts will treat national security cases fairly

A former Hong Kong chief justice has said that he expects local courts will rule on cases brought under China’s controversial national security law with fairness.

08 December 2021

GIR Live: ESG-related internal investigations on the rise

Featured in In-house

UK white-collar lawyers say that whistleblowers are driving an increase in work helping companies conduct internal investigations into sustainability and culture issues.

07 December 2021

PNF director: Airbus case a high water mark for international cooperation

The head of France’s financial crime prosecution agency has said the Airbus bribery case “set a new standard” for cooperation between his agency, the US Justice Department and the UK’s Serious Fraud Office.

03 December 2021

GIR Live: UK covid fraud prosecutions unlikely anytime soon

“The court system at the minute is on its knees,” said a leading white-collar barrister.

03 December 2021

GIR Live: Home Office failing to match SFO’s anti-fraud commitment

A former director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office has said the Home Office has failed to provide the anti-fraud agency with the resources it needs to effectively tackle corporate crime.

02 December 2021

GIR Live: DPAs can prevent the SFO from prosecuting individuals

White-collar crime lawyers say the Serious Fraud Office’s desire to reach settlements with companies sometimes comes at the expense of their attempts to prosecute individuals.

02 December 2021

Unlock unlimited access to all Global Investigations Review content