Topic: Anti-corruption

Philips appoints compliance reviewer in Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors have appointed a Big Four accounting firm to oversee the compliance programme of Dutch multinational Philips following an $11.6 million bribery settlement.

05 March 2021

Short-seller accuses geothermal company of corruption

The geothermal energy company said in response that the short-seller’s report is inaccurate, false and misleading.

05 March 2021

Judge grapples with request to review DPA compliance docs

A federal judge in Brooklyn had trouble understanding why two former Fox executives charged with corruption should be allowed to review corporate compliance documents.

04 March 2021

South African investigators mull whether to recommend charges in national airline probe

04 March 2021

Vitol offered Pemex $30 million in bribery compensation

04 March 2021

Dutch parliamentary resolution could open the door for corporate monitorships

GIR speaks to the politician behind a recent proposal in the Netherlands to introduce mandatory probation and independent oversight of compliance efforts for companies that resolve a criminal investigation through a settlement.

03 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Brazilian firms guide Vale to landmark dam collapse settlement

The latest counsel watch includes the names behind significant resolutions in Brazil with Vale, Samsung and Philips.

02 March 2021

Nicolas Sarkozy convicted over magistrate bribe

01 March 2021

Former SBM Offshore exec sentenced in Unaoil bribery case

Paul Bond did “his utterly dishonest best” to create a false narrative when presented with evidence of his participation in the corruption, a London judge said on Monday when he sentenced the former SBM Offshore sales manager to three-and-a-half years’ imprisonment.

01 March 2021

Clyde & Co can deny payments to PetroSaudi over risk of US prosecution

A judge at London’s High Court has ruled that Clyde & Co can ignore the court’s prior order to transfer funds in an escrow account to Saudi energy company PetroSaudi to avoid the risk of US prosecution.

26 February 2021

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