Topic: Data

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

FRA accuses ex-employee of possessing confidential files

Consultancy Forensic Risk Alliance has asked a London court to force a former employee to destroy sensitive documents he has allegedly obtained from the firm.

09 December 2022

First CLOUD Act agreement to accelerate prosecutors’ access to data, documents

Government investigators are now able to request information directly from communication service providers, including major tech companies

07 December 2022

Glenn Leon: data analytics in corporate compliance not about the “shiniest tool”

Featured in In-house

The head of the DOJ’s fraud section said in-house lawyers should make the most of their resources when introducing data analytics into their company’s compliance programme, and indicated that more enforcement actions and policy changes are on the horizon.

01 December 2022

DOJ, SEC officials build out expectations on company ephemeral messaging rules

Featured in In-house

Justice Department and SEC officials want companies under investigation to present the rules they have in place for employees’ usage of such messaging platforms.

30 November 2022

Magnetics company charged for sending military drawings to China

The US Justice Department has accused Quadrant Magnetic and three of its top executives of sharing sensitive military data with a Chinese company.

10 November 2022

SEC eyes private equity companies over personal messaging use

The SEC’s information requests to three major private equity companies were revealed two months after the regulator hit banks, brokers and investment advisors with over $1 billion in fines over the use of personal messaging apps for business.

09 November 2022

FRA launches Seoul office

Forensic Risk Alliance has opened an office in South Korea to meet growing demand for investigations expertise in the country.

07 November 2022

Systems and controls rules key to FCA personal messaging probes

The UK’s financial regulator will focus on potential breaches of systems and controls rules if it takes enforcement action against banks over the use of personal messaging apps to conduct business, lawyers say.

01 November 2022

Google agrees resolution with DOJ over data loss

Google has signed a “first-of-its-kind” agreement with the Justice Department over the loss of responsive data while the parties litigated the reach of a 2016 search warrant.

26 October 2022

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