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FCPA unit promotes two new assistant chiefs

FCPA unit promotes two new assistant chiefs

September 22, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Following the departure of Albert Stieglitz, two members of the US Department of Justice's foreign bribery team have been promoted to assistant chief, according to people familiar with the matter.

Flesch exits Trench Rossi following J&F settlement investigation

Flesch exits Trench Rossi following J&F settlement investigation

September 22, 2017, GIR

Trench Rossi e Watanabe's head of investigations Esther Flesch is being investigated by the Brazilian Bar Association over her interactions with a prosecutor during the J&F settlement negotiations.

CIA deputy director returns to WilmerHale

CIA deputy director returns to WilmerHale

September 22, 2017, GIR

WilmerHale has hired David Cohen, the former deputy director of the CIA, as a partner in Washington, DC, following the end of his tenure in the Obama administration.

GIR Awards 2017 - most impressive investigations practice of the year

GIR Awards 2017 - most impressive investigations practice of the year

September 22, 2017, GIR

Over the coming days GIR will reveal the shortlists for its third annual awards ceremony, which will be held on 26 October in Washington, DC at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Telia pays US$965 million to settle foreign bribery case in three countries

Telia pays US$965 million to settle foreign bribery case in three countries

September 21, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Telia Company, a Swedish telecommunications business, has reached a US$965 million joint settlement with US, Dutch and Swedish authorities to resolve allegations that it paid bribes to the daughter of Uzbekistan's former president.

FCPA Docket: US authority issues warning on Venezuelan corruption

FCPA Docket: US authority issues warning on Venezuelan corruption

September 21, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

In the latest news, a South Korean official convicted of money laundering responds to the DOJ's sentencing request and the US Treasury warns banks over Venezuelan corruption.

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.

South Korean prosecutor moves to private practice

South Korean prosecutor moves to private practice

September 21, 2017, GIR

Former South Korean prosecutor Chul Ho Heo has joined Bae Kim & Lee, the firm that recently advised Samsung chairman Lee Jae-yong in a bribery trial.

Judge reveals Veon's missteps in SEC filings as foreign bribery lawsuit progresses

Judge reveals Veon's missteps in SEC filings as foreign bribery lawsuit progresses

September 20, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A federal judge in Manhattan has largely denied a motion to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit against Veon, the telecommunications company formerly known as VimpelCom.

Airbus claims right to be presumed innocent has been violated

Airbus claims right to be presumed innocent has been violated

September 20, 2017, GIR

Airbus has threatened Austria's defence minister with legal action after he accused the company of fraud in the 2003 Eurofighter deal.