07 July 2020
Lawyers say that recent guidance on internal investigations approved by France’s National Bar Council illustrates the modernisation of the country’s anti-corruption system.
02 July 2020
Chinese coffee chain Luckin Coffee has fired a dozen employees and disciplined 15 more following an internal investigation into claims the company fabricated transactions to boost sales figures.
26 June 2020
Switzerland’s highest court has ruled that interview notes from internal investigation interviews can be admitted as evidence in criminal proceedings.
01 June 2020
Singapore-based technology company Flex said it expects to report the results of an internal investigation to the US sanctions enforcer in early 2021.
24 April 2020
Germany has removed a provision from proposed corporate criminal liability reforms that allowed courts to dissolve companies found guilty of serious criminal misconduct.
13 September 2019
While speaking about his move to French consultancy firm Accuracy, Morgan Heavener told GIR that the string of recent penalties imposed on European companies has started to change attitudes on the continent towards internal investigations.
29 August 2019
Criminal activity is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to detect as perpetrators are now more adept at avoiding a paper trail. James Thomas in Singapore.
09 April 2019
The ex-owners of liquidated FBME Bank have said that two former detectives leaked confidential information of their “incomplete” probe into the bank in anger after not being paid.
29 March 2019
Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore has been fined €2 million in the Netherlands for not publicly reporting details of its investigation into foreign bribery on time.
28 March 2018
“The company is conducting a full internal investigation.” This public statement accompanies virtually every modern corporate scandal reported in the news media. But the law, and recommended best practice for conducting an internal investigation, has in the last year become either a “jungle” or a “minefield”, if the baffled lawyers of London are to be believed.
Deborah Luskin, Anant Modi, Selma Della Santina and Sarah Wrigley
Benjamin S Haley, Sarah Crowder, Randall D Friedland and Thomas McGuire
Jason J Kang, Daniel S Lee, Nan Wang, Ryan Middlemas and Hangil Lee
Simone Nadelhofer and Daniel Lucien Bühr
Boutique Law LLP
Boutique Law LLP