Investigator's Guides

Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Investigator's Guide to Brazil

GIR travelled to São Paulo in November for some local knowledge on investigations. From our conversations with Brazilian lawyers and prosecutors, we bring you the 2017 Investigator’s Guide to Brazil.

Investigator's Guide to Canada

Investigator's Guide to Canada

During GIR's last visit in 2015, Canadian lawyers were preparing themselves for more aggressive enforcement of white-collar crime. While it hasn't exactly panned out like that, GIR set out to find what has changed in the past two years.

Investigator's Guide to France

Investigator's Guide to France

GIR travelled to Paris to find out how the French investigative landscape has settled after the seismic shift in attitude towards investigations caused by Sapin II, the landmark anti-corruption law that came into force in July 2017.

Investigator's Guide to Germany

Investigator's Guide to Germany

Germany is often stereotyped as a country full of rules and regulations, but when it comes to internal investigations and settlement negotiations with prosecutors almost anything goes.

Investigator's Guide to New York

Investigator's Guide to New York

Overlapping jurisdictions and competing interests are just some of the enforcement challenges faced by companies and their counsel in New York. Marieke Breijer investigates.

Investigator's Guide to Norway

Investigator's Guide to Norway

With prosecutors and local lawyers unpersuaded by the value of internal investigations and an enforcement agency that many believe lacks sufficient oversight, Norway can be a challenging jurisdiction for investigators. Waithera Junghae went to Oslo to find out more.

Investigator's Guide to the UK

Investigator's Guide to the UK

While the UK's first-ever deferred prosecution agreement and settlement under section 7 of the UK Bribery Act addresses some questions about the UK's enforcement regime, the debate on legal privilege rages on.

Investigator’s Guide to Switzerland

Investigator’s Guide to Switzerland

GIR looks at the intricacies of carrying out investigations in Switzerland as the country considers introducing deferred prosecution agreements to its enforcement arsenal and the Office of the Attorney General grapples with a scandal emanating from its Fifa investigation.

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