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Ex-Deutsche Bank trader denies manipulating Euribor

Ex-Deutsche Bank trader denies manipulating Euribor

June 24, 2019, GIR

A former managing director at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt accused of manipulating interest rates said he did not know several convicted traders he is accused of conspiring with.

Michael Sevi: “We hire lawyers who understand our industry”

Michael Sevi: “We hire lawyers who understand our industry”

June 24, 2019, GIR

Michael Sevi, the group deputy chief compliance officer at Marsh & McLennan, tells GIR how the company tackles investigations, his expectations for external counsel and how he encourages speaking up.

Barclays-Qatar: Charges against former CEO dismissed

Barclays-Qatar: Charges against former CEO dismissed

June 21, 2019, GIR

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has dismissed charges against John Varley, the former CEO of Barclays Bank. However, three other ex-Barclays executives will be retried in the SFO’s landmark fraud case.

Winston & Strawn’s FCPA practice co-chair moves to Brown Rudnick

Winston & Strawn’s FCPA practice co-chair moves to Brown Rudnick

June 21, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The former co-chair of Winston & Strawn’s FCPA practice, who until recently represented a group of US army veterans in a bribery-related lawsuit against household life sciences companies, has joined Brown Rudnick.

UK identification principle “simply inept”, former solicitor general says

UK identification principle “simply inept”, former solicitor general says

June 21, 2019, GIR

“We can’t go on worshipping at the feet of Queen Victoria and keep the identification principle,” Lord Garnier QC told an audience in London.

How to conduct an investigation in the former Soviet Union

How to conduct an investigation in the former Soviet Union

June 21, 2019, GIR

FTI Consulting’s Maria Tsennykh examines why companies face unexpected cultural challenges when investigating misconduct in former Soviet Union countries, and what those businesses can do to address the problem.

Norton Rose Fulbright rehires DC trade lawyer

Norton Rose Fulbright rehires DC trade lawyer

June 21, 2019, GIR

Norton Rose Fulbright has recruited national security and trade lawyer Stefan Reisinger from Morgan Lewis & Bockius.

SEC drops Misonix investigation

SEC drops Misonix investigation

June 21, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The SEC has closed its investigation into medical device maker Misonix over allegations of bribery in China.

Cambridge Analytica lawyer joins Crowell & Moring

Cambridge Analytica lawyer joins Crowell & Moring

June 21, 2019, GIR

Winston told GIR’s sister publication Global Data Review working on the Cambridge Analytica case was “fantastic”.

Louis Freeh appointed Walmart monitor

Louis Freeh appointed Walmart monitor

June 20, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

As part of its FCPA settlement with the DOJ, Walmart retained former FBI director Louis Freeh as a monitor for two years. The resolution documents set out Freeh’s specifically tailored mandate.