Fellows in the News

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Basel Gold Day - 9 October

Mark Pieth is leading a virtual conference on 9 October on how to ensure that gold supply chains are free of human rights and environmental harms. Registration is free.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

The Promise and Perils of Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Jennifer Arlen has published a chapter in Tina Søreide and Abiola Makinwa (eds.) Negotiated Settlements in Bribery Cases - A Principled Approach, identifying the steps countries need to take in order to use DPAs to deter corporate crime, and evaluating recent reforms in the U.K. and France.

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Blogs of Interest

The Academy
Blogs, short articles and series by Fellows of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators.

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

IELR Blog
The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

UEFA Successfully Represented before Federal Supreme Court

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court rules in favor of Saverio Lembo’s client in litigation involving match fixing.

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Thursday, August 06, 2020

Ce qui compte pour les victimes de viol, c’est que leur parole soit prise au sérieux dans des délais courts

In an article published by “LeMonde,” Stephane Bonifassi advocates for the use of guilty pleas in criminal rape cases in France.

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Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Corruption risks and remedies in a crisis – insights from an ADB webinar

During a recent webinar organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Gretta Fenner gave a presentation on anti-corruption in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and shared insights on how to address potential risks.

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Monday, August 03, 2020

Gold in secret vault is traced to Hugo Chávez’s former nurse

In an interview with the AP, Mark Pieth discusses a Swiss bank’s role in the unexplained wealth investigation involving Hugo Chavez’s former nurse.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

World Bank’s enforcement approach needs review, say lawyers

In GIR’s review of the World Bank’s treatment of debarments, Lucinda Low shared her observations about debarment and how detrimental it can be to companies.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Swiss Attorney General Offers to Quit After Court Rebuke Over FIFA Meeting by Reuters

Professor Pieth shares his concerns about the length of time it took for Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber to step down.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Three Takes on the Same Corruption Allegations

Stéphane Bonifassi co-wrote an article with Elena Fedorova, a partner at Bonifassi Avocats. In this article, they address the need for uniformity in international arbitration when addressing corruption allegations.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Opinion Underscores Need for Formal Rules on U.S. Lawyers’ Duty to Avoid Aiding in Crime or Fraud

Bruce Zagaris addresses legal ethics in the U.S., gatekeepers’ regulation, and the potential liability of U.S. lawyers for failing to ask enough questions of new and existing clients in this article.

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Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Commercial Bribery: The FCPA’s Forgotten Counterpart

Lucinda Low’s analysis of the FCPA enforcement risks related to commercial bribery was published in The Anti-Corruption Report.

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