Topic: Anti-corruption

McKinsey to fight criminal charges in South Africa

US management consultancy McKinsey & Company plans to rigorously defend itself after South African prosecutors charged the business over its alleged role in a procurement bribery scheme.

03 October 2022

India Supreme Court reviewing controversial money laundering law

India’s highest court is reviewing the law governing the investigative powers of the country’s anti-money laundering agency after the defence bar raised concerns that the legislation breaches due process rules.

30 September 2022

Former Salvadorean football official sentenced to 16 months in prison

The former president of El Salvador’s football federation will also pay $360,000 for his role in an international corruption scheme that the US has been pursuing for years.

29 September 2022

People News: senior DOJ official rejoins Jenner & Block

In the latest people news roundup, home exercise equipment company Peleton has recruited an in-house investigations lawyer from Uber, and Jenner & Block has re-hired a high-ranking DOJ official.

29 September 2022

Australian government plans new anti-corruption agency

The Australian government plans to create a national agency tasked with rooting out corruption in the public sector.

27 September 2022

Glencore sentenced to pay $485 million in DOJ market manipulation case

A Connecticut  federal judge imposed terms set forth in a May 2022 plea agreement resolving DOJ allegations that the commodities trader manipulated oil prices.

23 September 2022

RCMP charges Ultra Electronics unit with bribery, fraud

Canadian authorities have accused a division of British defence contractor Ultra Electronics Holdings and four of its former executives of bribery in the Philippines.

22 September 2022

German authorities raid dozens of properties in sanctions evasion probe

German police have conducted simultaneous raids at 24 properties across the country as part of a sanctions evasion investigation targeting a Russian national.

21 September 2022

DOJ details Glencore’s cooperation with market manipulation investigation

In a memorandum filed ahead of a sentencing hearing set for 23 September, the DOJ said Glencore failed to proactively identify relevant information, delayed providing data analysis and didn't adequately discipline senior employees who knew about the company’s problematic conduct.

19 September 2022

Lisa Monaco announces DOJ self-reporting shake-up

The Deputy Attorney General laid out changes to DOJ policies on voluntary self-disclosure, corporate recidivism, compliance monitors and corporate culture.

16 September 2022

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