Ex-Cooley lawyer sentenced for defrauding former employers

A London court has sentenced Joshua Brien to seven-and-a-half years in prison after he was found guilty of stealing £644,000 from intergovernmental organisation the Commonwealth Secretariat and law firm Cooley.

13 September 2021

GIR Awards 2021: Boutique or Regional Investigations Practice of the Year and Investigations Professional of the Year

GIR unveils the latest shortlist for its seventh annual awards ceremony, which will be held in Washington, DC on 9 November.

10 September 2021

OFAC penalises Texas video production company over Iran sales

OFAC said that NewTek erroneously believed that it could sell its products to Iran provided they weren’t shipped directly to the country.

10 September 2021

People News: former Fifa integrity manager moves to world anti-doping body

Nicholas Raudenski, a former integrity official at football governing bodies Fifa and Uefa, has become the head of intelligence and investigations at the Lausanne-based International Testing Agency.

09 September 2021

GIR Awards 2021: Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Outstanding In-House Counsel

GIR unveils the shortlists for the top enforcement agencies and in-house professionals during the past year.

09 September 2021

Former Austrian banker to challenge US jurisdiction claims

An Austrian banker accused by the DOJ of participating in the Odebrecht corruption scheme says he will fight a US attempt to extradite him from the UK.

09 September 2021

DOJ goes after former Ericsson employee for foreign bribery

The former telecoms manager was also charged earlier this year by Swedish authorities for his alleged role in the Ericsson foreign bribery scheme.

08 September 2021

Cognizant to pay $95 million to settle FCPA-related class action lawsuit

The information technology company says it expects most of the settlement amount will be paid by its insurers.

08 September 2021

GIR Awards 2021: Most Important Court Case of the Year and Most Important Development

GIR unveils the shortlists for the first two categories of its seventh annual awards ceremony, which will be held in Washington, DC on 9 November.

08 September 2021

Swiss parliamentary commission refuses to lift ex-special prosecutor’s immunity

A Swiss parliamentary commission has voted to protect former special prosecutor Stefan Keller from potential prosecution for allegedly revealing confidential information about an investigation linked to world football body Fifa.

08 September 2021

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