Interviews

PNF prosecutor: the public interest has no price

Senior prosecutor Jérôme Simon, who helped draft the very law that introduced France’s financial crime agency, provided GIR with an exclusive look into its inner workings.

29 January 2024

Ex-chairs: OECD needs a resilient negotiator to steer anti-corruption group

Former chairs of the OECD’s working group on bribery said the next person in the role must be calm, resilient and innovative, but also willing to ruffle a few feathers.

25 January 2024

New Brown Rudnick partner: timeframe for SFO investigations should be capped

In an interview after joining his new firm, Paul Feldberg, a former SFO prosecutor, said that the agency’s lengthy investigations can affect its credibility as a prosecuting body

23 January 2024

GIR in-house interview: Dmitry Lukovsky

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The head of the global ethics team at Palo Alto Networks said the cybersecurity company began thinking through potential regulatory risks posed by artificial intelligence and its compliance philosophy “long before the words ‘generative AI’ became part of everyday lexicon”.

15 December 2023

Türkiye strives to get off FATF grey list

Türkiye’s push to improve its anti-money laundering and terrorism finance policies is well underway, but further resources are needed to increase enforcement and judicial capacity, a local lawyer has said.

08 December 2023

Veteran foreign bribery prosecutor heads to private practice

In an interview with GIR, Michael Culhane Harper emphasised the importance of the DOJ’s relationships with foreign partners in bribery investigations.

05 December 2023

Avi Perry can’t wait to go back to court

The former head of the market integrity and major frauds unit said he will be “no less aggressive” acting for his new clients as he was while working at the Department of Justice.

09 November 2023

Swedish prosecutor: no place for my personal feelings in historic war crimes trial

For the first time in Swedish legal history, authorities want to hold an oil company and its executives liable for aiding and abetting war crimes. In a complicated and emotionally charged case, lead prosecutor Henrik Attorps is clear on one thing: only the facts and the law matter.

20 October 2023

Need for speed “overblown” by defence bar, Polite says

As he heads to Sidley Austin, the former DOJ criminal division chief also said a report about Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco leading with a "heavy hand" echoes a criticism often directed at women in power.

03 October 2023

CGU official: international cooperation and better corporate engagement are priorities

“The CGU’s actions must be strong enough to create the fear of punishment,” the agency’s anti-corruption leader told GIR. “But the agency must also be collaborative, and make sure that cooperating with the CGU is a process that will leave the company better off than what it was.”

18 August 2023

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