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US targets property tied to billionaire Ukrainian oligarchs

US authorities are attempting to seize $70 million in property linked to Igor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Boholiubov, who they accuse of embezzling billions from Ukrainian lender PrivatBank.

South Africa’s new evidence-sharing rule to aid corruption investigations

A change to the rules governing South Africa’s long-running state capture inquiry will help prosecutors build corruption cases more quickly and efficiently, experts say.

People News: Ex-US special agent starts sports law consultancy

In the latest people news, a former US government investigator launched a sports integrity consultancy and the Internal Revenue Service names its new criminal investigations chief.

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Ex-Braskem CEO hits back against DOJ charges

Lawyers for Braskem’s former CEO, who is charged with bribing Brazilian officials, attacked the DOJ’s prosecution of their client. “Why him? Why now? Why here? The answers to those questions escape us,” they wrote.

FCPA Docket: Pfizer, Teva and Glencore

In today’s news round-up, the DOJ opens up another inquiry into Pfizer, Teva’s DPA is dismissed and an update in Glencore’s investigation.

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US enforcement roundup

In the latest US enforcement roundup, Tennessee prosecutors beef up their trade secret theft case against a former Coca-Cola engineer, a 3D printing company files a disclosure with OFAC and US authorities arrest two individuals for allegedly attempting to export military use goods to China.

French acquisition invites sanctions headache for US tech company

The US Treasury Department is scrutinising California video technology manufacturer Harmonic over transactions with Iran made by a French company it acquired in 2016.

The G4S DPA: a more flexible approach to resolving SFO investigations?

The degree of oversight that has been imposed in G4S’s £44.5 million DPA has seen it described as “unprecedented and more stringent” than any that have gone before it, but companies should not be too quick to assume that the agreement sets a precedent for future cases, write Camilla de Silva and Tom Bowen at Simmons & Simmons in London.

People News: Ex-US special agent starts sports law consultancy

In the latest people news, a former US government investigator launched a sports integrity consultancy and the Internal Revenue Service names its new criminal investigations chief.

South Africa’s new evidence-sharing rule to aid corruption investigations

A change to the rules governing South Africa’s long-running state capture inquiry will help prosecutors build corruption cases more quickly and efficiently, experts say.

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Sébastien Bergier at Roche

Healthcare company F Hoffmann-La Roche’s director of internal investigations Sébastien Bergier oversees probes into serious whistleblower complaints across...

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Sébastien Bergier at Roche

Healthcare company F Hoffmann-La Roche’s director of internal investigations Sébastien Bergier oversees probes into serious whistleblower complaints across...

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

Deborah Luskin, Anant Modi, Selma Della Santina and Sarah Wrigley

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