April 24, 2017, GIR
In the latest people news, the World Bank appoints a new anti-corruption chief, Debevoise & Plimpton hires a spate of former federal prosecutors and a roundup of other recent moves and promotions.
April 21, 2017, GIR
Rolls-Royce’s landmark deferred prosecution agreement with the Serious Fraud Office was touted as a game-changer. At GIR Live London on 27 April, SFO general counsel Alun Milford and a panel of leading lawyers will discuss the future of DPAs in the UK.
April 18, 2017, GIR
Former consultants hired to advise Airbus on business deals are suing the aerospace company as it handles corruption investigations around the world.
April 10, 2017, GIR
UK retailer Tesco has entered into a £129 million settlement with the SFO, drawing a line under a £326 million accounting scandal that had plagued the company since 2014.
April 07, 2017, GIR
The European Parliament says it is concerned that a data-sharing pact that allows personal data to be transferred across the Atlantic for business purposes is no longer fit for purpose because US intelligence agencies can access EU citizens’ data without warrants.
April 04, 2017, GIR
Following Unaoil’s failed application for judicial review companies and individuals will find it difficult to contest SFO investigations, lawyers say.
April 03, 2017, GIR
After Rolls-Royce secured a landmark DPA without self-reporting, lawyers question the incentives for companies to disclose potential wrongdoing to the SFO.
April 03, 2017, GIR
The challenges of calculating financial losses caused by bribery can make it more difficult for prosecutors to seek confiscation and compensation orders to recover the proceeds of crime, an SFO lawyer has said.
March 28, 2017, GIR
UK retailer Tesco may become the second company to reach a DPA with the SFO despite not self-reporting misconduct to the authority first.
March 27, 2017, GIR
The US district judge overseeing ZTE’s plea agreement has abandoned the DOJ’s choice of monitor in favour of installing his own special master.