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Businessman at centre of Russian uranium bribery deal is sentenced

Businessman at centre of Russian uranium bribery deal is sentenced

November 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A New Jersey businessman has been sentenced to over a year in prison for his participation in a Russian nuclear bribery scheme that has emerged as a political flashpoint.

Fox Sports bribed South American soccer officials, US cooperator says

Fox Sports bribed South American soccer officials, US cooperator says

November 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A Fox Sports subsidiary paid bribes for the rights to broadcast several South American soccer tournaments, jurors heard in the ongoing trial of three former Fifa officials.

FCPA docket: US pressured to investigate banks tied to South African scandal

FCPA docket: US pressured to investigate banks tied to South African scandal

November 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

In today’s news round-up, TI calls on US authorities to investigate banks linked to a wealthy family at the centre of an alleged South African corruption scheme and Misonix lines up counsel in an FCPA-related lawsuit.

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.

K&L Gates hires Charleston partner

K&L Gates hires Charleston partner

November 14, 2017, GIR

K&L Gates has recruited Matthew Hubbell as partner in its Charleston, South Carolina, office to focus on white-collar criminal defence and False Claims Act litigation.

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.

Defence derides ‘sweetheart deals’ as Fifa trial kicks off in Brooklyn

Defence derides ‘sweetheart deals’ as Fifa trial kicks off in Brooklyn

November 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

During opening arguments on 13 November, lawyers for three South American soccer officials charged with corruption took aim at government cooperators.

As SBM Offshore nears US settlement, two of its former execs plead guilty

As SBM Offshore nears US settlement, two of its former execs plead guilty

November 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Two former SBM Offshore executives have pleaded guilty in the US for their involvement in the bribery of foreign officials at state-owned oil companies.

FCPA docket: Elbit Imaging concludes second foreign bribery probe

FCPA docket: Elbit Imaging concludes second foreign bribery probe

November 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

In today’s news round-up, Elbit Imaging concludes its second investigation into possible FCPA violations and the middleman in a Russian nuclear bribery scheme agrees to forfeit US$26,500.

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.