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EU court finds historic AMF data gathering breached privacy laws

The European Union’s highest court ruled that the French market regulator’s historic practice of gathering electronic communications data for market abuse probes without a warrant was unlawful.

06 October 2022

Lawyers uncertain how DOJ corporate enforcement policy update will play out

“Is the language of the policy directionally helpful? Absolutely,” said one practitioner of the Deputy Attorney General’s recent policy announcement. “But ultimately, the core question is: ‘what does the policy mean in practice?’”

05 October 2022

Jacobs Group case creates roadmap for foreign bribery investigations in Australia

A recent decision by an Australian appeal court in a foreign bribery case outlined the sentence discounts companies can expect if they cooperate with corruption probes.

05 October 2022

GIR Awards 2022: Most Important Court Case of the Year

GIR unveils another shortlist for its eighth annual awards ceremony, to be held in Washington, DC, on 17 November.

05 October 2022

GIR Awards 2022: Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year and Boutique or Regional Investigations Practice of the Year

GIR unveils the first shortlist for its eighth annual awards ceremony, which will be held in Washington, DC on 17 November.

04 October 2022

Counsel Watch: Former deputy attorney general uncovers “systemic” abuse in US women’s football

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In the latest counsel watch, King & Spalding concluded an investigation into the culture of professional women’s football in the US, and firms represented banks and a well-known celebrity in connection with various SEC enforcement actions.

04 October 2022

Supreme Court to hear Halkbank sanctions case

The state-owned Turkish bank argued that it should enjoy immunity from a criminal sanctions case involving Iranian oil proceeds.

03 October 2022

US Supreme Court denies Deripaska’s request for review of sanctions case

The high court's denial comes shortly after the DOJ hit the Russian oligarch with criminal charges for evading sanctions imposed on him in 2018.

03 October 2022

McKinsey to fight criminal charges in South Africa

US management consultancy McKinsey & Company plans to rigorously defend itself after South African prosecutors charged the business over its alleged role in a procurement bribery scheme.

03 October 2022

OFAC fines email gift card issuer

OFAC issued new guidance for businesses supplying “instant payment systems” after finding that Tango Card committed thousands of potential sanctions breaches, racking up a maximum penalty of $9.2 billion.

03 October 2022

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