FCPA defendants go after Indian company that cooperated with DOJ

In their latest legal dispute, two former Cognizant executives charged with foreign bribery want to force an Indian engineering company that cooperated with the US investigation to hand over potentially exculpatory information.

Shell-Eni judgment reveals gaffes by the prosecution

The Italian court that acquitted oil companies Shell and Eni in March of corruption charges tied to a Nigerian oilfield had strong criticisms about prosecutors’ handling of the case, according to a …

TotalEnergies GC: France’s PNF demanding unreasonable privilege waivers

The general counsel of Paris-based energy company TotalEnergies said he is seriously concerned that PNF prosecutors are threatening the country’s principle of legal privilege.

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Shell-Eni judgment reveals gaffes by the prosecution

The Italian court that acquitted oil companies Shell and Eni in March of corruption charges tied to a Nigerian oilfield had strong criticisms about prosecutors’ handling of the case, according to a …

TotalEnergies GC: France’s PNF demanding unreasonable privilege waivers

The general counsel of Paris-based energy company TotalEnergies said he is seriously concerned that PNF prosecutors are threatening the country’s principle of legal privilege.

People News: US government officials return to the private sector

In the latest roundup, senior lawyers from the US justice and treasury departments have returned to their previous firms and Walmart’s global chief ethics and compliance officer departs.

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Max Lerner at State Street

Max Lerner, who leads US bank State Street’s global sanctions and anti-bribery compliance efforts, tells GIR about the evolution of the sanctions compliance team, what keeps him up at night and the …

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