Conference coverage

FCA’s new enforcement leader unnerves London bar

“The idea that the FCA is an infallible arbiter of what is the right thing is not a reality,” said one defence lawyer.

08 June 2023

Mexico’s special anti-corruption office highlights first strides

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Mexico

A director at Mexico’s special prosecutor’s office to combat corruption told the audience at the Latin Lawyer and GIR Live: Anti-Corruption and Investigations conference about her team’s successes and the challenges in going after companies.

07 June 2023

Sanctions lawyers describe difficult OFAC delisting process

A former Treasury official said individuals fighting their sanctions designations are likely to face disfavourable courts, among other challenges.

25 May 2023

DOJ’s self-disclosure policy seeing results, Polite says

The Department of Justice has seen a “shift in the frequency" of voluntary self-disclosures since rolling out policies incentivizing companies to come forwards with their misconduct.

24 May 2023

DOJ fraud chief says compliance isn’t “one size fits all”

Glenn Leon, the head of the DOJ’s fraud section, recently pushed back on concerns that companies are lacking precise guidance on how to build effective compliance programmes.

19 May 2023

Register now for GIR Live: Women in Investigations in London

GIR Live: Women in Investigations will be held in London on 22 June and is co-chaired by Kathryn Cameron Atkinson of Miller & Chevalier and Katrin Ivell, the global legal head of financial crime prevention at UBS.

16 May 2023

GIR Live London Spring – in pictures

Photos of the latest GIR Live conference held in London on 27 April. The event was chaired by Satnam Tumani of Kirkland & Ellis and Claire Lipworth of Hogan Lovells, and featured a keynote speech by the FCA’s director of wholesale and unauthorised business investigations.

10 May 2023

Marshall Miller: Companies are “on the front lines” of national security

Two-thirds of the DOJ’s corporate criminal resolutions in the past seven months have implicated questions of national security, the senior DOJ official said.

03 May 2023

“Constant vigilance and hard work” help FCA avoid disclosure issues

An enforcement official at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority said the agency commits “an awful lot of time and resources” to fulfilling its disclosure obligations when prosecuting financial crimes cases.

27 April 2023

GIR Live: DC Spring 2023 – in pictures

A selection of pictures from GIR Live: DC Spring held in Washington, DC on 23 March.

13 April 2023

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