DOJ changes Fraud Section leadership as Rob Zink departs

The DOJ promoted Dan Kahn to acting deputy assistant attorney general in the Criminal Division and Joseph Beemsterboer to acting chief of the Fraud Section after Rob Zink left the department for …

Biden Treasury Department nominee vows to review Navalny sanctions targets

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the US sanctions agency said that if confirmed he would review the list of Russian individuals accused of corruption and human rights abuses by imprisoned opposition …

Samherji admits compliance failures in Namibia but denies bribery

The Icelandic fishing company at the centre of an alleged bribes-for-fishing quota scheme in Namibia has apologised for failing to properly monitor the risks associated with hiring consultants in the country.

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GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Matt Dewsbury at HSBC Holdings

Matt Dewsbury, the group head of financial crime investigations at HSBC Holdings in London, tells GIR about how one of the world’s largest financial institution structures its investigations, how emerging technologies and …

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.

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