GIR launches Inside In-house 2019

GIR’s second edition of Inside In-house profiles 15 individuals working at some of the biggest companies across the globe, in recognition of their efforts to create and promote ethical business practices.

French anti-corruption agency targets companies’ clients

France’s anti-corruption agency is contacting companies’ business partners as part of its auditing process, much to the surprise of local lawyers.

People news: ABB appoints new chief integrity officer

In the latest people news round-up, Swiss-Swedish robotics company ABB appoints a new chief integrity officer while the CFTC reshuffles its senior leadership team after swearing in a new chairman.

Deutsche Bank’s former UK general counsel returns to private practice

Herbert Smith Freehills has hired Joseph Longo as a senior adviser in Perth to help Australian banks deal with the ramifications of a public inquiry that shed light on widespread misconduct in the financial services industry.

Glenn Leon: “We view the engagement with our outside counsel as a partnership”

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s chief ethics and compliance officer – and former federal prosecutor – Glenn Leon explains the situations in which he would rely on outside counsel, why he stocked his team with other former law enforcement officials, and how HP keeps tabs on internal compliance reports from across the globe.

Michael Sevi: “We hire lawyers who understand our industry”

Michael Sevi, the group deputy chief compliance officer at Marsh & McLennan, tells GIR how the company tackles investigations, his expectations for external counsel and how he encourages speaking up.

Catherine Razzano: “Don’t let perfection get in the way of progress”

The VP and chief ethics and compliance officer at Panasonic Avionics Corporation talks to GIR about the advice she’d have given herself ahead of her current role and about the company’s approach to internal investigations.

Continuing its hiring spree, Paul Hastings nets mining compliance chief

Barrick Gold’s compliance chief is the latest to join Paul Hastings’ white collar defence practice following the recent additions of Tom Best and Matt Herrington.

Former SocGen GC moves to litigation boutique

The in-house lawyer who helped Société Générale enter into a first-of-a-kind resolution with US and French authorities and into a recent $1.38 billion sanctions settlement speaks to GIR ahead of joining Signature Litigation in Paris.

Deadline extended: GIR’s 2019 in-house investigators survey

The deadline to submit nominations for GIR’s upcoming Inside In-House special has been extended to Friday 8 March. We’re specifically interested in hearing about in-house investigators active outside of the US and Europe.

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