Interviews

Future OECD bribery group chair: mutual legal assistance needs to be faster

The incoming chair of the working group on bribery, Daniëlle Goudriaan, said that mutual legal assistance processes take too long and slow down foreign bribery cases.

08 April 2022

Ropes white-collar co-head moves to Dechert

As Judith Seddon joined Dechert’s white-collar team, she spoke to GIR about her aspirations at the new firm, her thoughts about the “long overdue” Economic Crime Act, and the funding of the UK’s criminal justice system.

21 March 2022

Ex-FATF chief: majority of money laundering still involves cash

“We need to be careful that we don’t lose track of where most money is being laundered,” said the ex-FATF chief.

17 February 2022

Q&A with former DOJ prosecutor Sujit Raman

Former senior DOJ prosecutor Sujit Raman, now at Sidley Austin in Washington, DC, spoke to GIR about the increasing national security dimension to US corporate crime enforcement and the impact of emerging technology on white-collar investigations.

16 December 2021

New HFW partners: UK corporate enforcement on the rise

Barry Vitou and Anne-Marie Ottaway spoke to GIR about white-collar investigations trends soon after joining their new firm.

19 October 2021

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Neena Shenai at Medtronic

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Neena Shenai, the Washington, DC-based chief global trade legal director at US-Irish medical device company Medtronic, tells GIR about the increased sanctions focus on the medical technology industry and what authorities could do to make compliance easier for the sector.

18 October 2021

ABB compliance officer: individual responsibility central to new strategy

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Tapan Debnath, who joined ABB from Nokia in August, explains the company’s new approach to compliance and how it puts individual behaviour and responsibility front and centre.

12 October 2021

Inside SNC-Lavalin’s World Bank monitorship

SNC-Lavalin’s compliance chief and monitor talk to GIR about the eight years the engineering company spent under the World Bank’s supervision. “Just when you feel like you have figured out the business, it changes,” said the monitor.

01 October 2021

Swedish Ericsson probe closing in on former employees

Sweden is investigating alleged bribery by former Ericsson employees in Djibouti and two other countries, a local prosecutor told GIR in an interview.

12 May 2021

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Max Lerner at State Street

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Max Lerner, who leads US bank State Street’s global sanctions and anti-bribery compliance efforts, tells GIR about the evolution of the sanctions compliance team, what keeps him up at night and the potential development that could significantly change his role.

16 April 2021

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