09 September 2019
In the latest counsel watch, the Libyan Investment Authority hires Michael Cohen’s former lawyer in its attempt to recover frozen assets and Debevoise & Plimpton acts for an individual tied to the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.
06 August 2019
Lawyers have hailed the publication of the SFO’s guidelines on cooperation as “helpful and sensible” but are concerned about a requirement to appoint third parties to verify privilege claims.
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”.
26 June 2019
A report that outlines reforms to the French Blocking Statute says the rule of law has become “a weapon of destruction in the economic war led by the US against the rest of the world”.
20 June 2019
Swiss lawyers have expressed their disappointment at revisions to the country’s criminal procedure that will make it harder for prosecutors to offer settlements to foreign companies.
14 June 2019
Individuals should seek legal counsel before attending #MeToo internal investigation interviews because of the potential consequences that may flow from the alleged misconduct, a panel at GIR Live London said.
10 June 2019
Lawyers have criticised legislative amendments that would punish those who publish material that could cause the imposition of sanctions, describing it as “extreme and over the top”.
08 May 2019
Robert Henrici speaks to GIR about Germany’s incoming draft corporate criminal liability law and the largest tax fraud case in Europe following his move to Covington & Burling.
02 May 2019
In the latest people news round-up, US President Donald Trump nominates the first-ever assistant secretary for investment security and the legal adviser to the US Department of State on foreign policy joins Facebook.
18 April 2019
A leaked report outlining potential changes to the French Blocking Statute was recently published but French lawyers are unsure about how effective the proposals, drafted in response to “intrusive” US authorities, will be.
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Matthew Getz and David Bufton
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