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GIR Awards 2019 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year

GIR Awards 2019 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year

19 August 2019

Over the coming days, GIR will reveal the shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC, on 24 October. Read on for the nominees in the categories Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year.

Former FBI supervisory special agent moves to private practice

Former FBI supervisory special agent moves to private practice

23 July 2019

Nardello & Co has hired former FBI agent Brett Yeager as a managing director in its New York office, where he will join the firm’s digital investigations and cyber defence practice.

Peruvian prosecutors raid law firms in Car Wash probe

Peruvian prosecutors raid law firms in Car Wash probe

19 July 2019

Three Peruvian law firms, including Baker McKenzie member firm Estudio Echecopar, were raided last week by investigators probing alleged bribes paid by scandal-hit Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

Corruption investigations halted across Brazil following “landmark” ruling

Corruption investigations halted across Brazil following “landmark” ruling

17 July 2019

The president of Brazil’s Supreme Court has accepted a request from the lawyer of President Bolsonaro’s son to suspend all federal prosecution investigations built on evidence obtained from the Council of Financial Activities Control without judicial approval.

India debars Swiss aircraft company amid corruption probe

India debars Swiss aircraft company amid corruption probe

16 July 2019

Swiss aerospace company Pilatus has been banned from doing business in India for a year following a decision by Indian authorities to investigate it for alleged corruption.

GIR Live Singapore: Disrupting corruption

GIR Live Singapore: Disrupting corruption

15 July 2019

How technology is altering investigations is top of the agenda for GIR’s second annual conference in Singapore on 29 August, which will also feature discussions on the country’s introduction of DPAs.

Gauvain report "exaggerates catastrophic nature" of US data requests

Gauvain report "exaggerates catastrophic nature" of US data requests

09 July 2019

French lawyers have questioned how far proposals, contained in a recently published report, will go in helping local companies cope with intrusive foreign investigations.

Counsel Watch: Swiss AG hires Blatter lawyer in Fifa-linked probe

Counsel Watch: Swiss AG hires Blatter lawyer in Fifa-linked probe

05 July 2019

In the latest counsel watch, embattled Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber has hired the lawyer acting for former Fifa president Sepp Blatter to represent him in a disciplinary investigation linked to the world footballing organisation.

Trench Rossi Watanabe’s former head of investigations launches new firm

Trench Rossi Watanabe’s former head of investigations launches new firm

02 July 2019

After leaving Trench Rossi Watanabe, Esther Flesch has started a boutique investigations practice that she wants to be recognised as a “top firm”.

Germany considers NPA and DPA-style agreements in draft corporate criminal liability law

Germany considers NPA and DPA-style agreements in draft corporate criminal liability law

28 June 2019

A potential new law in Germany addresses the country’s “dramatically” inconsistent penalty system, a prosecutor who helped to draft the bill has said.

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Europe, The Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2019

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The Geopolitics of Data Transfer

Weng Yee Ng

Forensic Risk Alliance

Money Laundering Compliance and Investigations across EMEA

Matthew Getz and David Bufton

Boies, Schiller & Flexner
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The Guide to Monitorships - First Edition

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The Healthcare Industry

David W Ogden, Ronald C Machen, Stephen A Jonas and Ericka Aiken

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

The Financial Services Industry

Günter Degitz and Rich Kando

AlixPartners
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Extradition

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England & Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

England and Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

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