The US Securities and Exchange Commission has defended its right to take action against German car manufacturer Volkswagen over the company’s use of emissions cheating devices.
The jury deciding on the fate of three former oil executives accused of paying bribes to Iraqi government officials has retired to consider its verdict.
The first individual convicted in a US case stemming from the Panama Papers has agreed to hand over more than $5 million in ill-gotten gains.
An ex-JPMorgan trader has attempted to distance himself from racketeering conspiracy allegations facing three of his former colleagues in an ongoing market manipulation case.
The US commodities watchdog has said that it will recognise punishments issued by other agencies when calculating its own civil penalties.
A judge has started to draw the Unaoil bribery trial to a close by reminding the jury of one of the central arguments of one of the defendants’ case.
Lextegrity’s Parth Chanda, Kara Bonitatibus and Andy Miller explain how the current crisis is exposing flaws in corporate compliance programmes.
Brent Wible, a former adviser to President Obama, has joined the criminal division fraud section’s FCPA unit as an assistant chief.
A former General Electric engineer has admitted to stealing proprietary information about technology needed to operate wind turbines from his ex-employer.
The US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has been prolific in penalising companies for sanctions violations but doesn’t appear to have the same appetite for pursuing individuals.
King & Spalding’s Zach Fardon, Aaron Stephens, Patrick Montgomery and Joanna Harris discuss the distinct legal frameworks applicable to “spoofing” cases in the US versus the UK, and why UK enforcement efforts may appear lacklustre compared to the US.
In the latest people news round up, the Facebook-owned digital currency company Libra has hired a US Treasury Department veteran as general counsel and Allianz has appointed a new chief compliance officer.
The DOJ said in the $874 million settlement that the bank's cooperation improved dramatically when it hired new external lawyers in 2017.
In an exclusive interview with GIR, the Airbus GC provides a behind-the-scenes look at the process behind agreeing the largest foreign bribery resolution...
The rise in activity by prosecutors around Europe, the role of a company’s culture in investigations, and cross-border cooperation now that the UK has left the EU will be top of the agenda at GIR Live: London on 2 April.
Airbus never had any doubts about working with Dechert in the company’s record-breaking foreign bribery case amid continuing scrutiny of the firm and its...
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