Topic: Monitorships

DOJ’s focus on corporate recidivism a “significant” policy shift

The DOJ’s promise to consider a company’s full history of misconduct when making corporate charging decisions has created uncertainty for companies.

08 November 2021

ZTE beefs up legal team during sanctions monitorship

The lawyers have joined the case following a report that a court-appointed monitor is seeking to extend his term by leveraging his friendship with a federal judge.

19 October 2021

A look back at GIR Connect: Paris

The virtual conference featured a keynote from Total general counsel Aurélien Hamelle and was co-chaired by Jonathan Mattout of Herbert Smith Freehills and Laura Perkins of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. A video of the entire programme is online now.

05 October 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable

OFAC and OFSI officials join sanctions and export control practitioners in Washington, DC and London in a wide-ranging conversation on sanctions implementation, licensing, investigations, enforcement and more.

24 September 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable transcript: Part III

Part III of the GIR sanctions roundtable focuses on compliance trends; use of technology in compliance, investigations and enforcement; and OFAC’s and OFSI’s approaches to crypto transactions.

24 September 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable transcript: Part II

The second instalment of GIR’s sanctions roundtable sees the panellists discuss global trends and priorities, views on countersanctions and blocking measures, and enforcement and cooperation strategies from the private and government side.

17 September 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable transcript: Part I

The conversation focuses on US/UK priorities in the sanctions landscape; how the jurisdictions approach sanctions and licensing; and private sector views on tensions between commercial and compliance risks.

10 September 2021

Joseph Walker moves to Orrick

Squire Patton Boggs’ white-collar and investigations practice head has left the firm for Orrick.

07 September 2021

It’s not an “ego fight”: The do’s and don’ts of monitorships

In this roundtable, experts from around the world discuss what authorities, companies and monitors should do to ensure that a period of compliance oversight ends successfully. “A monitorship is not a litigation process,” warned one practitioner.

20 August 2021

Keysight Technologies slapped with US arms control penalty

The company unsuccessfully challenged the State Department’s decision to classify certain radar software under US arms controls regulations.

10 August 2021

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