Topic: International cooperation

Brexit deal: UK takes step back in cross-border enforcement

The UK now faces more cumbersome enforcement and investigative procedures as a result of the country’s full separation from the EU, but it has managed to salvage some consolations in its new relationship with the bloc, experts say.

08 January 2021

European politicians call for inquiry into Portuguese EPPO nomination

08 January 2021

US authorities given additional powers to subpoena foreign banks

The recently passed US defence bill significantly increases the scope of banking records that the Justice and Treasury departments can demand from foreign banks.

07 January 2021

Senior Portuguese justice official resigns amid EPPO controversy

05 January 2021

SFO appoints new proceeds of crime head

The UK’s anti-fraud office has turned to an experienced case controller to lead the proceeds of crime and international assistance division – one of the three senior posts the agency is looking to fill.

11 December 2020

Hong Kong regulator accesses Chinese company audit documents for the first time

10 December 2020

A look back at GIR’s Women in Investigations conference

Video: GIR’s two-day virtual Women in Investigations conference, held in association with the Women’s White Collar Defense Association, can now be viewed online in full.

04 December 2020

France’s anti-bribery regime provides blueprint for EU enforcement

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A prominent French legal think tank has recommended using France’s landmark Sapin II legislation as a model for an EU-wide anti-corruption law.

25 November 2020

French judges to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

20 November 2020

Monitorships decline as companies invest in compliance

Lawyers say monitorships are on the decline because companies are better at avoiding them and prosecutors are less keen to impose them. But those lawyers also question whether that trend will continue.

18 November 2020

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