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Norton Rose adds white-collar partner in London

Norton Rose adds white-collar partner in London

December 05, 2017, GIR

Norton Rose Fulbright has hired Pamela Reddy, a former Simons Muirhead & Burton partner, to bolster its corporate and white-collar crime team in London.

SBM can settle Brazil allegations for US$340 million

SBM can settle Brazil allegations for US$340 million

December 04, 2017, GIR

Brazilian authorities appear to have settled on the sum SBM Offshore must pay to conclude a long-running bribery investigation, but remain divided on the non-financial terms of the agreement.

Manhattan real-estate broker accused of FCPA violations, court document shows

Manhattan real-estate broker accused of FCPA violations, court document shows

December 04, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A Manhattan real-estate broker has been accused of conspiring to bribe a foreign official to secure the sale of a Vietnamese skyscraper, court records show.

World Bank announces Oberthur debarment

World Bank announces Oberthur debarment

December 04, 2017, GIR

The World Bank has announced the debarment of French digital security company Oberthur Technologies after the company admitted to making improper payments to a sub-contractor.

Cozen poaches two from Pepper Hamilton

Cozen poaches two from Pepper Hamilton

December 04, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Cozen O’Connor has added two Pepper Hamilton lawyers to its criminal defence and internal investigations practice in New York.

Foreign government official ties make Chinese defendant flight risk, court hears

Foreign government official ties make Chinese defendant flight risk, court hears

December 04, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A magistrate judge in Manhattan has denied a bail request by Patrick Ho, the head of a Chinese energy non-profit who is awaiting trial for foreign bribery.

Judge slams DOJ plea deal with Pharma company, sending case to trial

Judge slams DOJ plea deal with Pharma company, sending case to trial

December 01, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A Massachusetts federal judge rejected a settlement between a pharmaceutical company and the US Department of Justice, ordering the case to trial.

New DOJ corporate enforcement policy applies retrospectively

New DOJ corporate enforcement policy applies retrospectively

December 01, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A senior prosecutor clarified several aspects of the Justice Department’s revised FCPA enforcement policy, during a talk on 30 November.

Turkey’s president implicated in scheme to evade US sanctions

Turkey’s president implicated in scheme to evade US sanctions

December 01, 2017, GIR

The president of Turkey personally signed off on a plan to sidestep US sanctions on Iran, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader told a Manhattan court on 30 November. Dylan Tokar in New York.

SEC ratifies its administrative law judges

SEC ratifies its administrative law judges

December 01, 2017, GIR

The US Securities and Exchange Commission filed an order on 30 November ratifying the appointment of its five administrative law judges.