Topic: Bribery

UK DPA architect: judges are more than a rubber stamp

Lord Edward Garnier QC has defended judges against criticism that they have failed to properly scrutinise deferred prosecution agreements presented by the Serious Fraud Office.

13 May 2021

Swedish Ericsson probe closing in on former employees

Sweden is investigating alleged bribery by former Ericsson employees in Djibouti and two other countries, a local prosecutor told GIR in an interview.

12 May 2021

EU court: double jeopardy trumps Interpol red notices

The EU’s top court has ruled that a German citizen could not be extradited to the US to face bribery allegations on an Interpol red notice because of the double jeopardy principle.

12 May 2021

Former BP exec to appeal Singapore bribery conviction

A former director at the Singaporean branch of UK oil company BP plans to appeal against his corruption conviction and 54-month prison sentence fortaking US$4 million in bribes to advance the business interests of a bunker supplying company.

11 May 2021

PNF loses attempt to change Bolloré settlement docs

10 May 2021

DOJ ends FCPA probe into packaging company

Pactiv Evergreen, a food and drink packaging company, said in a securities filing on 6 May that the US Department of Justice closed its investigation into the company regarding possible bribery violations in China.

07 May 2021

Ex-SBM Offshore lawyer: “no choice” but to reveal widespread corruption

Jonathan Taylor says he doesn’t regret his role in exposing alleged worldwide bribery by the Netherlands-based oil services company despite it leading to his almost year-long detention in Croatia.

07 May 2021

Daewoo executives admit conspiracy to bribe Singaporean public official

Two executives at Korean infrastructure company Daewoo Engineering and Construction have pleaded guilty in Singapore over a scheme to bribe a high-ranking transport official.

07 May 2021

US authorities take interest in latest short-seller allegations

The DOJ and SEC are looking into an investment firm’s bribery allegations against a geothermal company.

06 May 2021

DOJ’s Bombardier probe spreads to Indonesia

The US Department of Justice previously asked the Canadian company for information about potential misconduct in Azerbaijan and South Africa.

06 May 2021

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