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Deutsche Bank employees “deliberately bypassed” hiring policies

Deutsche Bank employees “deliberately bypassed” hiring policies

August 23, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Warnings from compliance and human resources didn’t stop senior Deutsche Bank employees from hiring relatives of foreign officials, the SEC said in a $16 million FCPA settlement with the financial institution.

Argentina’s investigations bar

Argentina’s investigations bar

August 23, 2019, GIR

GIR travelled to Buenos Aires to see how Argentina’s young investigations bar is developing a year after the country introduced corporate criminal liability.

GIR Awards 2019

GIR Awards 2019

August 22, 2019, GIR

GIR presents the nominees for Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year and Most Important Development in the Practice or Law of International Investigations.

Norwegian regulator chides DNB over money laundering controls

Norwegian regulator chides DNB over money laundering controls

August 22, 2019, GIR

Major Norwegian bank DNB has “significant deficiencies” in its compliance with anti-money laundering regulations, Norway’s Financial Supervisory Authority has said.

US sales president pleads guilty over PDVSA bribery

US sales president pleads guilty over PDVSA bribery

August 22, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Prosecutors have secured more guilty pleas in the Justice Department’s investigation into bribery at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company.

The lawyers behind the latest FCPA-related cases

The lawyers behind the latest FCPA-related cases

August 21, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

GIR has updated its FCPA Counsel Tracker, which details who’s working on the latest investigations, settlements and monitorships.

New Operation Car Wash probe focuses on ex-Braskem CEO

New Operation Car Wash probe focuses on ex-Braskem CEO

August 21, 2019, GIR

Brazilian prosecutors are targeting the former chief executive of petrochemical company Braskem as part of a new phase of the sweeping Operation Car Wash corruption investigation.

GIR Awards 2019 – Most Important Court Case of the Year and Investigations Consultancy of the Year

GIR Awards 2019 – Most Important Court Case of the Year and Investigations Consultancy of the Year

August 21, 2019, GIR

Over the coming days GIR will reveal shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will be held on 24 October in Washington, DC, at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Davis Polk snares inaugural SEC cyber unit chief

Davis Polk snares inaugural SEC cyber unit chief

August 21, 2019, GIR

The first ever head of the SEC enforcement division’s cyber unit will join Davis Polk & Wardwell’s litigation department in Washington, DC.

World Bank veteran picked for MTS monitorship

World Bank veteran picked for MTS monitorship

August 20, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A team with experience in World Bank cases has been picked ahead of major firms to monitor Russian telecoms company Mobile TeleSystems.