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GIR Awards 2018 – Most Important Court Case of the Year

GIR Awards 2018 – Most Important Court Case of the Year

21 September 2018

GIR reveals the shortlist for the Most Important Court Case of the Year category. The awards ceremony is held on 25 October in Washington, DC, in aid of the Swawou Layout School in Sierra Leone.

ENRC ruling “won’t be the death knell”

ENRC ruling “won’t be the death knell”

02 August 2018

The long-awaited and much-hyped privilege ruling in a UK case concerning mining company ENRC could create little more than a small speedbump in internal investigations, UK lawyers said.

ENRC bribed government officials, say former lawyers

ENRC bribed government officials, say former lawyers

06 July 2018

Within an increasingly fractious civil dispute in London, Dechert has alleged that its former client ENRC bribed senior government officials and paid millions to a sanctioned Israeli billionaire.

ENRC to subpoena journalist over alleged Dechert leaks

ENRC to subpoena journalist over alleged Dechert leaks

20 April 2018

The Eurasian Natural Resources Company has won the right to demand records of communications its previous counsel, Dechert, allegedly had with a Sunday Times journalist.

On the horizon: investigations in 2018

On the horizon: investigations in 2018

09 March 2018

From privilege wrangles in Europe to corruption investigations in the Middle East, GIR speaks to leading investigations lawyers around the world on what to expect in 2018.

High Court sides with RBS in litigation privilege dispute

High Court sides with RBS in litigation privilege dispute

06 February 2018

RBS has won a dispute over whether litigation privilege covers an internal investigation prepared in expectation of an investigation by HMRC.

ENRC granted leave to appeal in landmark privilege case

ENRC granted leave to appeal in landmark privilege case

11 October 2017

New counsel will help ENRC appeal against a UK High Court decision that forced the company to hand over employee testimonies to the SFO, after the Court of Appeals granted the company a leave of appeal.

Ex-DOJ prosecutor: companies should fight for privilege

Ex-DOJ prosecutor: companies should fight for privilege

11 October 2017

Former FCPA Unit assistant chief Jason Jones says that companies should fight harder to protect privileged information from US authorities that has been compelled in other jurisdictions.

FRA hires former barrister for in-house role

FRA hires former barrister for in-house role

28 July 2017

Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA) has recruited Simon Taylor, former counsel at Weil Gotshal & Manges, as a director in its London office. FRA has hired Taylor to provide a lawyer's perspective to the firm and advise on compliance, forensic accounting and e-discovery.

ENRC judgment under the spotlight at FLA conference 

ENRC judgment under the spotlight at FLA conference 

16 June 2017

The SFO is using a ruling which narrowly defined litigation privilege to ask companies for confidential information, even though the case may be up for appeal.

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