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Supreme Court of Canada looks to balance World Bank immunity, due process concerns

Supreme Court of Canada looks to balance World Bank immunity, due process concerns

Canadian prosecutors joined the World Bank to appeal a decision by the Ontario Superior Court, which in December 2014 ordered the Bank to turn over documents from an investigation into SNC-Lavalin. Just Anti-Corruption obtained a redacted transcript of oral arguments held in November.

Weissmann: Fraud Section will work to ‘fast-track’ self-reported FCPA cases

Weissmann: Fraud Section will work to ‘fast-track’ self-reported FCPA cases

The Department of Justice will use newly hired prosecutors to expedite cases of self-reported foreign bribery, the Criminal Division’s Andrew Weissmann said in an interview in advance of his appearance on Tuesday, 9 February at GIR Live DC.

  • Rakoff certifies class in Petrobras shareholder litigation

    Rakoff certifies class in Petrobras shareholder litigation

    Petrobras will be up against two groups of investors in shareholder litigation over its ongoing corruption scandal after Manhattan Judge Jed Rakoff ordered certification of class.

  • The FCPA Docket

    Our latest round-up of FCPA news, court-filings and documents brings you a DOJ declination, a DPA dismissal, and requests for letters rogatory in the Petrobras class action.

  • The FCPA Docket

    A round-up of the latest FCPA news, court-filings and documents, including Weatherford International’s DPA and more.

  • SAP settles Panamanian FCPA case

    Software manufacturer SAP SE has agreed to a $3.7 million disgorgement to settle a Securities and Exchange Commission foreign bribery investigation that has implicated the country's former president.

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Garcia judge casts cold eye at FCPA, but embraces white-collar deterrence

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer of the Northern District of California is, in his own words, “not a great fan” of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Rudy Giuliani says FCPA enforcement too focused on 'technicalities'

In an interview with GIR Just Anti-Corruption, the former New York City mayor said corporate America had gotten the message with respect to bribing foreign officials and should be treated fairly when they discover potential misconduct.

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