An interview with Geoff Nicholas

Geoff Nicholas, co-head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s global investigations practice, recently returned to the UK after working in Hong Kong since summer 2012. GIR caught up with him at the firm’s London offices.

25 February 2014

An interview with Drago Kos

Drago Kos started his term as the new chair of the OECD’s anti-bribery working group on 1 January 2014. He replaced the highly regarded Mark Pieth, who had chaired the group since 1990. Kos, speaking to GIR from his native Slovenia, outlined some of the problems the working group faces.

17 February 2014

An interview with Charles Duross

Charles ‘Chuck’ Duross was head of the DoJ’s FCPA unit from 2010 until January 2014, when he left to join Morrison & Foerster as partner and head of its global anti-corruption practice. Speaking to GIR, Chuck explained his attitude to FCPA reforms, why he continues to oppose a compliance defence for the FCPA, and how the revolving door can benefit both the government and private practice.

13 February 2014

An interview with David Sonter

David Sonter is Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s corporate country partner for Brazil. He has over 10 years’ experience of the legal climate in Brazil and he talks to GIR about the challenges of advising clients there as well as the new anti-corruption law that’s just come into force.

13 February 2014

Q&A: Scott Hammond

Earlier this month, the former head of criminal enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division, Scott Hammond, joined criminal antitrust powerhouse Gibson Dunn as a partner in its Washington, DC, office.

21 January 2014

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