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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Weng Yee Ng
Matthew Getz and David Bufton
David W Ogden, Ronald C Machen, Stephen A Jonas and Ericka Aiken
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