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Enforcement Scorecard analysis: the names behind the cases

Enforcement Scorecard analysis: the names behind the cases

03 August 2020

A closer look at the lawyers, enforcers and investigations trends underpinning the £320 billion in fines included in the Enforcement Scorecard 2020

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Sébastien Bergier at Roche

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Sébastien Bergier at Roche

31 July 2020

The director of internal investigations at life sciences company Roche gives an overview of the company’s investigations function and the challenges that arise in internal reporting and working with external lawyers.

Swiss attorney general’s resignation likely to shake up workings of OAG

Swiss attorney general’s resignation likely to shake up workings of OAG

29 July 2020

Michael Lauber’s decision to step down from his position as Switzerland’s attorney general has opened up a debate in Switzerland on the role, organisation and powers of the OAG.

Unaoil convictions a “hollow victory” for SFO after misconduct allegations

Unaoil convictions a “hollow victory” for SFO after misconduct allegations

16 July 2020

The SFO’s conduct in the Unaoil investigation has cast a shadow on a much-needed prosecutorial victory, but experts say the UK’s leading anti-fraud agency will survive the affair.

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

01 July 2020

Experts warn that changes to Honduras’ penal code have turned back the clock on its enforcement against economic crime.

Brazil’s proposed compliance certification law deemed inadequate

Brazil’s proposed compliance certification law deemed inadequate

17 June 2020

A Brazilian draft bill seeking to introduce an obligatory certification for corporate compliance programmes is too vague to be effective, according to experts.

Coronavirus reveals shortcomings in Peru’s prosecutorial system

Coronavirus reveals shortcomings in Peru’s prosecutorial system

16 April 2020

Peruvian lawyers hope prosecutors will be able to conduct investigations more efficiently after being forced to work remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

AFA awaits results of enquiry by independent auditor

AFA awaits results of enquiry by independent auditor

08 April 2020

France’s Court of Auditors has conducted a review of the country’s anti-corruption agency to establish if it’s making effective use of public funds.

Dutch bar unfazed by justice minister's “unusual” contact with Shell prosecutors

Dutch bar unfazed by justice minister's “unusual” contact with Shell prosecutors

18 February 2020

Dutch lawyers seem relaxed about recent revelations that the local justice minister and public prosecutors have been in frequent contact about a bribery investigation into Shell.

France right to fear US threat after Hoskins conviction

France right to fear US threat after Hoskins conviction

27 January 2020

French lawyers have expressed further concern about the US’s foreign bribery enforcement following the conviction of a Paris-based executive for bribery in Indonesia.

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

Deborah Luskin, Anant Modi, Selma Della Santina and Sarah Wrigley

Forensic Risk Alliance

Cleaning up the Mess: Effective Remediation in Internal Investigations in Africa

Benjamin S Haley, Sarah Crowder, Randall D Friedland and Thomas McGuire

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The Guide to Monitorships - Second Edition

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9. Monitorships in East Asia

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Simone Nadelhofer and Daniel Lucien Bühr

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England and Wales

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Boutique Law LLP

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