Investigator's Guide to Russia

Investigator's Guide to Russia

Investigator's Guide to Russia
GIR explains what it’s like to carry out corporate investigations in a country where evidence gathering is fraught with difficulties.

Investigator's Guide to Russia

Investigator’s Guide to Russia

GIR explains what it’s like to carry out corporate investigations in a country where evidence gathering is fraught with difficulties.

Highlights

Transport exec sentenced to four years for Russia bribery scheme

A Maryland judge sentenced Mark Lambert to 48 months in prison for his role in a corrupt scheme to win lucrative contracts with Russia’s state-owned uranium company.

Fugitive businessman sues Debevoise, former SEC enforcement chief for malpractice

A former Debevoise & Plimpton client filed a lawsuit against the firm, partner Andrew Ceresney and others, two days after federal prosecutors unsealed a second round of wide-ranging criminal charges against him.

High Court clarifies privilege rules for foreign lawyers

A judge overseeing a dispute between Russian oil company Tatneft and four Ukranian businessmen, including Igor Kolomoisky, has ruled that foreign lawyers’ communications are protected by legal professional privilege.

US satellite communications company under sanctions probe over Russia ties

The US Treasury Department is investigating New York-based Frequency Electronics over its past relationship with a company owned by sanctioned Russian financial institution Gazprombank.

US aerospace and defence company flags possible Russia sanctions breaches

The North Carolina-headquartered Curtiss-Wright has said it may have violated US sanctions on Russia by failing to spot that a blacklisted entity had taken over two of its long-term clients.

Russia’s investigations bar

GIR examines the state of Russia's investigations market and highlights the names to know in the local white-collar bar.

Deripaska-linked company fails in challenge to UK search warrant

A company linked to sanctioned Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska has lost an attempt to prevent US prosecutors from obtaining a slew of documents seized by UK police.

Dutch sanctions probe into Crimea bridge project nears end

The Netherlands’ lead sanctions prosecutor spoke to GIR about its major investigation, the uptick in enforcement and how her team wants to work with the private sector.

BRG hires former PwC director to grow eastern European investigations practice

Anastasia Malyugina joined the California-based consultancy’s London office on 9 March with a brief to expand BRG’s business in eastern Europe, central Asia and the CIS countries.

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