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New FCA cum-ex cases dry up

The FCA appears to have closed four investigations linked to the cum-ex scandal in the past six months.

12 October 2021

John Carlin on stepping up DOJ corporate enforcement

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A free-to-view transcript of principal associate deputy attorney general John Carlin’s keynote speech at GIR Connect: New York, in which he discussed the DOJ’s decision to “surge resources” to corporate enforcement.

11 October 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers on the Petrofac and NatWest guilty pleas

A veteran London barrister has acted in the convictions of two corporates in as many weeks, and Clifford Chance has helped resolve financial crime investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.

11 October 2021

People News: new US attorneys for SDNY and EDNY

In the latest roundup, the US Senate recently confirmed new leaders for the US attorney’s offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and a flurry of white-collar partner-level moves in the US and UK.

11 October 2021

Should companies cooperate with law enforcement during ransomware attacks?

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s David Burns and Brian Williamson argue why companies have plenty to gain from reporting ransomware attacks to the US government.

08 October 2021

NatWest admits criminal money laundering failures

The bank faces the highest-ever AML fine in the UK in the FCA’s first criminal prosecution under its 2007 money laundering regulations.

07 October 2021

Singapore company denies links to alleged North Korea sanction breaches

Singapore-based energy trading company Winson Group has distanced itself from the findings of a UN report reviewing allegations that the company is a “key node” in the North Korean government’s illicit procurement of fuel.

06 October 2021

Cross-border enforcement has grown exponentially, says Kahn

After leaving the DOJ, Dan Kahn spoke to GIR about his decade investigating foreign bribery.

06 October 2021

DOJ will “surge resources” to corporate enforcement, official says

A senior DOJ official set the tone for the Biden administration’s approach to corporate crime enforcement, previewing a series of changes. “We are building up to surge resources,” he said.

05 October 2021

The Petrofac bribery schemes: where, what and how

UK oil services company Petrofac has admitted to failing to prevent its agents and employees from paying bribes to win contracts worth billions of dollars throughout the Middle East. GIR takes a deep dive into the bribery schemes and compliance failures that led to the guilty plea.

05 October 2021

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