DOJ Announces Revisions to Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policies

Earlier this month, DOJ announced additional revisions to the Department’s existing policies and practices governing corporate criminal enforcement. Each of these revisions will soon find its way into DOJ’s Justice Manual. Here are the most important takeaways: Guidance on Individual Accountability. DOJ’s top priority in prosecuting corporate criminal matters is to deter future bad acts […]

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A closer look at the offence of obstruction of justice in Singapore (section 204a penal code)

In an interview with CNA, Chooi Jing Yen shared his views on the offence of Obstructing Justice in Singapore, found in Section 204A of the Penal Code. He also shared how the law may affect tip-offs about police raids and traffic offences. 1. The Offence of Obstruction of Justice in Singapore Section 204A of the […]

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Orit Hayoun meets Dr. Benno Packi whilst travelling

Orit recently travelled to Berlin and got to meet fellow IR member Dr. Benno Packi of adesse anwälte. We love to see our members meeting, so if you have any travel booked please let your Client Manager know and we can provide some introduction to local members.

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Orit Hayoun and Dr. Peter Diedrich Meet in Berlin

Orit Hayoun of Orit Hayoun Law Firm based in Israel was recently travelling to Berlin and had the opportunity to meet with Dr Peter Diedrich of DSC Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. They enjoyed getting to know each other, sharing knowledge from their respective fields and catching up about current affairs. They also got to pose for […]

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The Capture of U.S. Citizens in Ukraine By Russian Forces: Are They Mercenaries?

Approximately two weeks ago, two Americans, Alexander John-Robert Drueke, 39, and Andy Tai Ngoc Huynh, 27, were captured by Russian forces while fighting in the Donbass region of Ukraine. Kremlin Press Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has referred to these two men and “soldiers of fortune” and indicted they will be tried and could face the death penalty […]

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Albu Legal’s contribution to an international mapping of criminal liability of executive officers and legal entities

Albu Legal participated for Romania in Baro Alto ‘s international study, through the IR Global network, on corporate criminal liability vs. managers’ liability. Baro Alto law firm carried out this survey – in partnership with the French think tank Institut pour l’Innovation Economique et Sociale (2IES) and Professor Pascal Beauvais, lecturer at the University of Paris 1 […]

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Measures to increase company productivity and employee engagement

Author: Kenta Ikebe, a lawyer ◆ Understand engagement issues as a law firm  From the standpoint of a lawyer / law firm, we will explain measures to improve “employee engagement.”  Our office has hundreds of advisors, and we have been exposed to the concerns and internal circumstances of many companies, not just advisors.  From that experience […]

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The 4th Industrial Revolution & The Employment Relationship

The world of work and the manner in which society interacts has and will continue to transform due to innovation. To name but a few developments in the field of medicine; the first industrial revolution brought sterilization, the second introduced electric shock therapy and the third introduced mobile healthcare. Today we are faced with the […]

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Wire Fraud And Recovery Options In Singapore And Hong Kong

This is a joint article by Chooi Jing Yen and Ng Yuan Siang of Eugene Thuraisingam LLP in Singapore, and Kenix Yuen and Ashima Sood of Gall Solicitors in Hong Kong. Recent Trends in Types of Wire Fraud There has been a dramatic increase in wire fraud globally. Hong Kong and Singapore are no exceptions. According to the Cyber Security and […]

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DOJ Announces Early Targets of Task Force KleptoCapture, Elite Anti-Money Laundering Initiative Established to Halt Russian Oligarchs and their Co-Conspirators in the International “Invisible Economy”

In late May, a court in the Pacific island nation of Fiji upheld on appeal the detention of the 348-foot Amadea, reportedly owned by Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, whose wealth largely derives from his 76% stake in Russia’s biggest gold producer, Polyus.  The United States Treasury sanctioned Kerimov in 2018 for alleged money laundering related to the purchase of French […]

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Patrick M. Mincey: White Collar Practice on the World’s Stage

In the fall of 2019, Cranfill Sumner LLP white collar attorney Patrick M. Mincey got a call from a man who was scared. His name was Mark Coffey, he worked in finance, and he needed a lawyer for a case with international repercussions. Mincey was all ears. “Mark’s case is a microcosm of what I […]

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Wire Fraud And Recovery Options In Singapore And Hong Kong

This is a joint article by Chooi Jing Yen and Ng Yuan Siang of Eugene Thuraisingam LLP in Singapore, and Kenix Yuen and Ashima Sood of Gall Solicitors in Hong Kong. Recent Trends in Types of Wire Fraud There has been a dramatic increase in wire fraud globally. Hong Kong and Singapore are no exceptions. According to the Cyber Security and […]

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