Inside a company’s decision to self-report bribery

How board members and lawyers for a major oil services company grappled with determining the best legal strategy while fearing the company had engaged in widespread foreign bribery.

01 August 2018

DOJ records offer window into lucrative world of FCPA monitorships

Companies showed little appetite for promoting diversity in the types of candidates they nominated for foreign bribery monitorships, according to records obtained from the Department of Justice through a Freedom of Information Act request.

02 July 2018

The forgotten FCPA investigators

GIR Just Anti-Corruption profiles a US agency with an unexpected role in investigating foreign bribery.

29 June 2018

The future of the investigations firm

Featured in In-house

Companies are increasingly finding themselves under scrutiny: from government enforcement actions, media probes, whistleblower claims and more. GIR invited six leading specialists to explore how firms should position themselves over the coming years to meet an increased demand for effective and prudent investigations.

30 April 2018

In global enforcement rush, SBM Offshore became “roadkill”

There is growing discontent among defence lawyers of what they see as unnecessary piling on by authorities in foreign bribery cases.

22 February 2018

How to control the costs of investigations

Featured in In-house

Leading practitioners and senior in-house counsel discuss how best to prevent the costs of investigations from spiralling out of control, whether different fee arrangements can help and the pitfalls of using artificial intelligence

26 January 2018

Bias in monitorship selections has become ‘self-perpetuating myth’

Privately, lawyers complain that the monitorship selection process for FCPA settlements favours a small, exclusive club of defence attorneys over those with true compliance expertise.

09 January 2018

Will AI solve the compliance industry's 'huge efficiency problem'?

Talk is rising of how artificial intelligence could revolutionise foreign bribery compliance. GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigates.

17 October 2017

FCPA enforcement expansion built on unstable funds

Featured in The rise of the Three Percent Fund

The Justice Department paid for new hires in the criminal fraud section’s FCPA unit with temporary funds largely derived from corporate fines. Part three in a GIR Just Anti-Corruption examination of the Three Percent Fund.

29 June 2017

After bureaucratic maneuver, criminal division special funding climbed

Featured in The rise of the Three Percent Fund

A GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigation reveals how the Criminal Division's cash injections from an obscure enforcement fund increased more than 10-fold in recent years. Part 2 of a three-part examination of the DOJ's Three Percent Fund.

28 June 2017

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