The following In House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Click here to download the latest Government Investigations 2020 report 2020, published by Getting the Deal Through.
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Australia; Colombia; England & Wales; Greece; India; Italy; Japan; Korea; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United States
The set of questions relating to the topic of Government Investigations 2020 and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
What government agencies are principally responsible for the enforcement of civil and criminal laws and regulations applicable to businesses?
What is the scope of each agency’s enforcement authority? Can the agencies pursue actions against corporate employees as well as the company itself? Do they typically do this?
Can multiple government entities simultaneously investigate the same target business? Must they coordinate their investigations? May they share information obtained from the target and on what terms?
In what fora can civil charges be brought? In what fora can criminal charges be brought?
Is there a legal concept of corporate criminal liability? How does the government prove that a corporation is criminally liable for the acts of its officers, directors or employees?
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