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People News: Dutch ex-government investigator launches compliance shop

People News: Dutch ex-government investigator launches compliance shop

22 September 2020

In the latest people news roundup, a former project leader at a Dutch financial crime agency who took part in investigations into SBM Offshore, ING, and more has set up a new compliance business and Zurich Insurance Group appoints a new general counsel.

Dutch corporate settlements to face heightened scrutiny

Dutch corporate settlements to face heightened scrutiny

11 September 2020

High-value corporate settlements in the Netherlands will soon be vetted by an independent body before being finalised, as part of a new set of enforcement guidelines.

Ex-Nigerian oil minister’s move to stop seizure of luxury jet thwarted

Ex-Nigerian oil minister’s move to stop seizure of luxury jet thwarted

04 September 2020

Nigeria has edged closer to seizing a luxury jet that the country’s former oil minister Dan Etete allegedly purchased with illicitly obtained money from a $1.3 billion oil deal after a Canadian court dismissed his appeal against the seizure order.

Brazil’s Operation Car Wash chief steps down

Brazil’s Operation Car Wash chief steps down

02 September 2020

Deltan Dallagnol, the head of Operation Car Wash task force, warned that the fight against corruption is under threat in a parting message.

Brazilian agency suspends anti-corruption investigation against Keppel

Brazilian agency suspends anti-corruption investigation against Keppel

21 August 2020

Brazil’s CGU has halted its administrative enforcement procedure against five subsidiaries of Singaporean infrastructure company Keppel Corporation.

Brazilian prosecutors’ absence casts doubt on multi-agency cooperation agreement

Brazilian prosecutors’ absence casts doubt on multi-agency cooperation agreement

14 August 2020

Brazil’s well-received plan to coordinate leniency deals could be thwarted by the Federal Prosecution Service’s refusal to come to the table, experts say.

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.

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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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Simone Nadelhofer and Daniel Lucien Bühr

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Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

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