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French bar adopts internal investigations guidelines

French bar adopts internal investigations guidelines

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.

Fallout continues at Luckin Coffee

Fallout continues at Luckin Coffee

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.

Swiss court makes first ruling on internal investigation notes in criminal trials

Swiss court makes first ruling on internal investigation notes in criminal trials

26 June 2020

Switzerland’s highest court has ruled that interview notes from internal investigation interviews can be admitted as evidence in criminal proceedings.

Tech company faces sanctions scrutiny

Tech company faces sanctions scrutiny

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.

Germany cuts “death penalty” rule from corporate criminal liability bill

Germany cuts “death penalty” rule from corporate criminal liability bill

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.

Fresh Accuracy recruit touts changing European investigations market

Fresh Accuracy recruit touts changing European investigations market

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.

GIR Live Singapore: absence of "data record" frustrates internal investigations

GIR Live Singapore: absence of "data record" frustrates 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.

Ex-FBME Bank owners and “hacked off” detectives trade final barbs in investigation dispute

Ex-FBME Bank owners and “hacked off” detectives trade final barbs in investigation dispute

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.

SBM Offshore fined over internal investigation

SBM Offshore fined over internal investigation

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.

Navigating the jungle of internal investigations

Navigating the jungle of internal investigations

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.

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