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GIR's 40 Under 40 2017: Introduction

GIR's 40 Under 40 2017: Introduction

04 September 2017

Introducing the second edition of the 40 Under 40, GIR's list of 40 accomplished young investigations lawyers who will help shape the future of this fast-evolving area of law.

Anne Lefever

Anne Lefever

04 September 2017

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman New York

Judge insists on May start for Magyar Telekom FCPA trial

Judge insists on May start for Magyar Telekom FCPA trial

16 March 2017

In pre-trial litigation with two former Magyar Telekom executives, the SEC has revealed how one executive, faced with an internal investigation by White & Case, downloaded software called “AbsoluteShield File Shredder”.

The Swiss List

The Swiss List

02 February 2016

GIR’s index of the lawyers and law firms behind the DoJ’s Swiss bank programme settlements: who advised who and how much their clients paid in penalties.

SEC calls facts 'undisputed;' Magyar defendants disagree

18 November 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission is asking U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan to grant summary judgment on five contested issues in its long-running civil suit against Hungarian former telecom executives.

SEC and Magyar Telekom defendants battle over a new use of FCPA’s ‘instrumentality of interstate commerce’ clause

16 November 2015

The SEC has argued that Andras Balogh, Elek Straub, and Tamas Morvai were personally involved in the process of submitting periodic securities filings, and that their actions implicated the use of United States interstate commerce — one of the jurisdictional hooks of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

SEC, Magyar Telekom defendants vie for summary judgment

08 October 2015

The SEC’s motion for partial summary judgment and the former executives’ motion for summary judgment outline competing arguments about the SEC’s standing to bring a case and on the statute of limitations on the accusations.

Macedonia's Former Prime Minister Hits Back at Magyar Telekom Bribery Allegations

09 September 2015

The former prime minister of Macedonia, Vlado Buckovski, has dismissed recently unsealed allegations from a former spy that he accepted a multi-million dollar bribe from Hungarian company Magyar Telekom to reduce competition in the telecoms market.

Macedonian Secret Service Official Gives SEC Potential Boon in Magyar Telekom Probe

01 September 2015

Newly unsealed documents show that former Macedonian Secret Service Chief Slobodan Bogoeski, in multiple depositions with the SEC and defense counsel, claims to be an eyewitness to alleged Magyar Telekom bribery.

UPDATED: Magyar Telekom Lawyers Lay out Argument for Summary Judgment

25 August 2015

The defendants contend that the SEC filed its claim after the five-year statute of limitations expired, arguing that the Commission could have filed its claims in summer 2005, but did not pursue the lawsuit until December 2011.

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