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Look to anti-corruption efforts for help in building human rights compliance programmes, say Covington lawyers

Look to anti-corruption efforts for help in building human rights compliance programmes, say Covington lawyers

17 May 2018

Covington & Burling partner Ian Hargreaves and associates Sarah Crowder and Hannah Edmonds-Camara explain how a company’s anti-corruption and human rights compliance teams can be more effective by working together.

DOJ drops FCPA investigation into telecoms company

DOJ drops FCPA investigation into telecoms company

24 April 2018

The US Department of Justice has closed its foreign bribery investigation into telecommunications company Millicom.

DOJ opens criminal probe into Uber over evasive software

DOJ opens criminal probe into Uber over evasive software

05 May 2017

Uber has hired Shearman & Sterling to conduct an internal inquiry after it emerged the US DOJ has launched a criminal investigation of the company’s use of secret software to evade transport regulators.

KWM London's former head of fraud and investigations joins Covington

KWM London's former head of fraud and investigations joins Covington

03 February 2017

Recovering assets from a wealthy sheikh’s personal financial advisor as a young lawyer helped establish a desire for fraud-related work, Ian Hargreaves told GIR upon joining his new firm.

GIR Live DC: In pictures

GIR Live DC: In pictures

24 February 2016

Prosecutors from the DOJ and the Operation Car Wash task force in Brazil, in-house counsel and private practitioners gathered in Washington, DC to discuss the implications of the Yates Memo and the sprawling corruption investigation tied to Petrobras.

Fraud section deputy: Yates Memo won’t lead to marginal cases

Fraud section deputy: Yates Memo won’t lead to marginal cases

10 February 2016

US Department of Justice guidelines intended to hold individuals accountable for corporate wrongdoing will not cause prosecutors to bring a greater number of marginal cases, a deputy fraud section chief told GIR Live DC attendees on 9 February.

Counsel Watch: who’s advising who

Counsel Watch: who’s advising who

05 February 2016

GIR lists the lawyers and law firms working on the biggest cases, including Julius Baer’s DPA over tax evasion charges, SciClone’s FCPA settlement and a landmark corporate guilty plea in France.

Fraud Section Chief Andrew Weissmann to deliver keynote at GIR Live DC

14 December 2015

Brazilian federal prosecutor Paulo Roberto Galvão de Carvalho will speak in the morning about the Petrobras investigation, and co-chairs Laurence Urgenson and Kathryn Atkinson will interview the Justice Department's new compliance consultant, Hui Chen.

Swedish telecom company reports potential 'improper payments' in Guatemala

02 November 2015

Millicom has self-reported possible "improper payments" in Guatemala to authorities in the United States and Sweden, the company said in a press release.

Lynn Neils, now at Baker Botts, reflects on challenges facing defense lawyers

23 October 2015

As chief of the major crimes unit in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan in the mid-2000s, Neils supervised Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations. It's often more challenging to be on the defense side, she told GIR Just Anti-Corruption.

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