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

As corporate fines rocketed, DOJ enforcement budgets swelled

Featured in The rise of the Three Percent Fund

How the US Justice Department became increasingly reliant on an obscure fund to finance major white-collar crime investigations. Part one of a three-part GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigation into the Three Percent Fund.

27 June 2017

The Weissmann legacy: Increasing the value of compliance

As Andrew Weissmann joins Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation team, white-collar lawyers reflect on the highs and lows of his tenure as head of the DOJ’s criminal fraud section.

12 June 2017

How the pilot programme has changed FCPA cases

GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigates the effect of the FCPA pilot programme since it was introduced in April 2016, by talking to defence lawyers who worked on recent settlements and analysing the data behind the cases.

21 March 2017

The implications of the FCPA rush

There was an unprecedented rush of FCPA cases between the election of President Donald Trump and his inauguration. Just Anti-Corruption talks to lawyers about the implications of the dash to negotiate eleven corporate settlements in two months.

01 February 2017

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