Conference coverage

FCPA chief clarifies compliance certification efforts

A new Department of Justice effort to get chief compliance officers and chief executives to sign off on compliance programmes as part of corporate resolutions is “not meant to be a gotcha game,” a senior DOJ official said on Tuesday.

14 June 2022

French officials reveal pain of gathering evidence abroad

France’s financial crimes prosecutor is struggling to obtain evidence from certain overseas jurisdictions, despite the agency’s efforts to improve cooperation with foreign prosecutors.

14 June 2022

SEC enforcement head calls out defence counsel

In a pointed speech, Gurbir Grewal said the defence bar has moved on to “more subtle behaviours” that can frustrate and delay its investigations.

13 May 2022

Watch GIR Live: DC

GIR subscribers can now view the entire GIR Live: Washington, DC conference, online. The event, held at Paul Hastings on 7 April, was co-chaired by Nicolas Bourtin of Sullivan & Cromwell and Amy Jeffress of Arnold & Porter.

06 May 2022

UK anti-corruption expert: “efforts to combat economic crime are in disarray”

Susan Hawley of anti-corruption NGO Spotlight on Corruption called for reforms to address the enforcement crisis, including large budget increases and a public inquiry.

27 April 2022

Register now for the GIR and Latin Lawyer anti-corruption and investigations conference in Mexico

Join GIR and its sister publication Latin Lawyer for our anti-corruption and investigations conference in Mexico City on 2 June.

26 April 2022

Lawyers warn CCO initiative could have “unintended consequences”

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The DOJ’s efforts to empower chief compliance officers might stir concerns of individual liability, lawyers said, and “could actually chill independence”.

11 April 2022

SEC enforcement head wants to speed up cases

At GIR Live in Washington, DC, Gurbir Grewal spoke about his hopes to move cases quickly and work “with a sense of urgency”.

07 April 2022

GCs perturbed by DOJ focus on individuals

“My own personal opinion is that criminal prosecutions should be reserved for cases in which there’s really evidence of bad intent,” said Kathryn Ruemmler, a former senior DOJ official and now the top lawyer at Goldman Sachs.

07 March 2022

Former money laundering prosecutors predict aggressive US crypto seizures

US prosecutors will pursue increasingly aggressive civil forfeiture actions targeting cryptocurrencies in the coming years, according to two high-profile ex-DOJ officials.

03 March 2022

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