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Supreme Court disgorgement ruling ‘game-changer’ for SEC cases

Supreme Court disgorgement ruling ‘game-changer’ for SEC cases

05 June 2017

In a decision that strengthens the defence’s position in SEC cases, the Supreme Court has ruled that disgorgement is subject to the five-year statute of limitations.

2017: What’s coming up?

2017: What’s coming up?

22 February 2017

With enforcement agencies around the world ramping up the fight against economic crime, and a new, unpredictable US government, 2017 is set to be a tumultuous year. In December 2016 we invited six leading lawyers from the UK, Germany, the US and Hong Kong to give their predictions on what will be the big issues for investigations specialists over the coming 12 months.

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

16 February 2017

In the latest people news, a round-up of the firms high-level Obama-era public officials have chosen to join, and more.

Hong Kong Bar Survey

Hong Kong Bar Survey

30 January 2017

GIR takes an inside look at Hong Kong’s burgeoning white-collar bar and meets the region’s go-to lawyers for complex fraud, corruption and money laundering cases.

Rolls-Royce: 7 talking points from the UK judgment

Rolls-Royce: 7 talking points from the UK judgment

20 January 2017

The UK decision document reveals that engineering company Rolls-Royce’s “extraordinary cooperation” bought it a 50% discount on its UK fine, and more.

Beyond Car Wash: improving Brazil’s enforcement regime

Beyond Car Wash: improving Brazil’s enforcement regime

11 November 2016

Enforcers are exploring which investigative methods deployed in Operation Car Wash can be used in the country’s other corruption probes, a Brasília prosecutor says.

DOJ prosecutor: FCPA pilot programme generating more voluntary disclosures

DOJ prosecutor: FCPA pilot programme generating more voluntary disclosures

26 October 2016

Leo Tsao, an assistant chief in the FCPA unit, discusses when to expect results from the pilot programme; why recent declinations with disgorgement are “worlds better” for companies than non-prosecution agreements; and what else the DOJ might want to know when it receives a self-report from a company of a bribe worth less than US$500.

One week left to book for the fourth annual Anti-Corruption and Investigations conference in São Paulo

One week left to book for the fourth annual Anti-Corruption and Investigations conference in São Paulo

12 October 2016

Hear from Brazil’s former attorney general, Fábio Medina Osório, and speakers from the US Department of Justice, Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Service, Odebrecht and ArcelorMittal at the fourth annual Anti-Corruption and Investigations conference, to be held in São Paulo on Thursday 20 October.

Prosecutor and judge in HSBC monitor report case depart for private practice

Prosecutor and judge in HSBC monitor report case depart for private practice

10 March 2016

A federal prosecutor and a judge who both worked on a controversial DPA with HSBC have departed for private practice, even as a dispute over the public’s right to view a report on the bank’s compliance with the settlement continues.

French tax case highlights double jeopardy limitations

French tax case highlights double jeopardy limitations

17 February 2016

A tax evasion case against a senior French politician has shown how the country’s double jeopardy protections are applicable only in a narrow range of circumstances, post Airbus.

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

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