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Allen & Overy ushers HSBC to France’s first DPA

Allen & Overy ushers HSBC to France’s first DPA

November 14, 2017, GIR

HSBC Private Bank Switzerland is the first company to agree a deferred prosecution agreement in France, after a Paris court approved the landmark settlement.

Miller & Chevalier bagged two FCPA monitorships in quick succession

Miller & Chevalier bagged two FCPA monitorships in quick succession

November 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

GIR Just Anti-Corruption has identified the monitors appointed as part of FCPA settlements with SQM, Zimmer Biomet, Och-Ziff Capital Management and Veon.

Argentina introduces corporate criminal liability laws

Argentina introduces corporate criminal liability laws

November 13, 2017, GIR

Argentina has passed a new law to hold companies accountable for bribery schemes.

DOJ deputy attorney general wants to “improve coordination”

DOJ deputy attorney general wants to “improve coordination”

November 09, 2017, GIR

With an eye to reaching more coordinated settlements, Rod Rosenstein says the DOJ is looking into how it can better interact with foreign enforcers.

Trench Rossi loses another investigations partner

Trench Rossi loses another investigations partner

November 08, 2017, GIR

Brazilian firm Trench Rossi Watanabe has lost a fifth partner from its Petrobras defence team, only months after the firm’s head of investigations left in mutual agreement with the firm.

A rare ruling in Manafort case highlights privilege limitations

A rare ruling in Manafort case highlights privilege limitations

November 03, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A federal judge’s rare privilege ruling in Paul Manafort’s money laundering case reinforces how attorney-client privilege is narrowly interpreted in criminal investigations, lawyers say.

Will AI solve the compliance industry's 'huge efficiency problem'?

Will AI solve the compliance industry's 'huge efficiency problem'?

October 17, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Talk is rising of how artificial intelligence could revolutionise foreign bribery compliance. GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigates.

Contract reveals ex-DOJ compliance consultant’s pay

Contract reveals ex-DOJ compliance consultant’s pay

September 26, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The US Department of Justice paid its former compliance consultant, Hui Chen, more than its political appointees or career attorneys, documents show.

As defendants fight FCPA's extraterritorial reach, an old prostitution case becomes key

As defendants fight FCPA's extraterritorial reach, an old prostitution case becomes key

September 25, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The DOJ is pursuing FCPA charges against individuals with no ties to the US and who have never committed a crime on US soil. The department's chances of success rest on whether courts take a narrow or broad view of a 1932 Supreme Court case.

Telia settles Uzbek bribery allegations

Telia settles Uzbek bribery allegations

September 21, 2017, GIR

Swedish telecoms company Telia has agreed a first-of-its-kind settlement with US, Dutch and Swedish authorities to resolve allegations of bribery in Uzbekistan.