Topic: International cooperation

A look back at GIR Live: Women in Investigations

A selection of pictures from the GIR Women in Investigations conference in London on 22 June. The event, chaired by Kathryn Atkinson of Miller & Chevalier and Katrin Ivell, the global head of financial crime prevention at UBS, featured a keynote speech by OECD anti-bribery leader Daniëlle Goudriaan.

27 June 2023

EU body gathers international enforcers for cooperation on Russia, Belarus sanctions

Authorities from Europe and North America have met with NGOs and business representatives to “exchange intelligence and strategies” to enforce sanctions against Russia and Belarus.

23 June 2023

ABB compliance leader praises South African prosecutors after novel settlement

The senior compliance executive at ABB said she is grateful to South Africa’s enforcement authorities for their “willingness to carve new territory” by offering the Swiss robotics company a first-of-its-kind foreign bribery settlement.

23 June 2023

Dismissal of PDVSA bribery case could inspire further speedy trial challenges

Lawyers say a Texas judge's tersely worded rebuke of prosecutors for intentionally delaying trial proceedings against a Swiss-Portuguese banker has the potential to become a citeable precedent with "very positive effects" for the white-collar defence bar.

22 June 2023

PNF prosecutor: maintaining confidentiality is a “question of credibility”

A French financial prosecutor has said that the agency cannot afford to break confidentiality guarantees placed on information companies voluntarily share during settlement negotiations.

21 June 2023

EPPO official: The European public prosecutor is a success story

A French magistrate who provides strategic support to prosecutors at Europe’s first transnational prosecutor’s office has explained how the body has made its mark in the EU so far and discussed its potential for future growth.

20 June 2023

Bahamian Supreme Court halts approval of SBF charges added after extradition

The Bahamian high court has granted a request by Samuel Bankman-Fried to seek judicial review over whether the country can consent to charges the DOJ added against him after extraditing the disgraced cryptocurrency CEO.

14 June 2023

The prosecutor’s office in Switzerland making a mark on the world stage

The attorney general of Geneva recorded one of the most high-profile white-collar crime convictions of recent times. Now he wants a new settlement tool to meet his prosecutors’ appetite for complex international investigations into corporate wrongdoing.

09 June 2023

Singapore opens corruption probe into domestic oil rig builder

Singapore’s anti-corruption agency is investigating Seatrium, formerly known as Sembcorp Marine, for “alleged corruption offences that occurred in Brazil”.

01 June 2023

Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems face criminal complaint in India

India’s main anti-corruption agency has filed a criminal complaint against UK engineering company Rolls-Royce and defence contractor BAE Systems over alleged corruption in the sale of fighter jets to the country over a decade ago.

30 May 2023

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