Topic: Bribery

UK covid-19 procurement report could form basis of fraud and corruption probes

UK law enforcement should examine a critical report into how the government secured emergency personal protective equipment in the early months of the pandemic, according to legal experts.

24 November 2020

US energy company fires general counsel amid bribery probe

20 November 2020

Litigation funder tries to block subpoenas linked to controversial Nigerian asset recovery deal

20 November 2020

Israel defence ministry to investigate submarine deal

20 November 2020

Lawyers for Och-Ziff bribery victims: “This is a very unique fact pattern”

Wilson Sonsini partners Michael Sommer and Moe Fodeman tell GIR how they secured $138 million in restitution from a US hedge fund in a foreign bribery case.

19 November 2020

Australia arrests former oil executive in Unaoil-linked probe

The Australian Federal Police has arrested a former Leighton Offshore executive and issued arrest warrants for two other individuals in connection with a wide-reaching foreign bribery investigation into Monegasque oil consultancy Unaoil.

18 November 2020

OECD report offers rare window into FCPA enforcement

The OECD issued a series of recommendations on how the US can fine-tune its efforts to combat foreign bribery. The organisation’s report also offers a rare glimpse into the current state of FCPA enforcement.

17 November 2020

Papua New Guinea establishes anti-corruption body

16 November 2020

MPF provides much-needed clarity for civil settlement tool

New guidance issued by Brazil’s federal prosecutors lays out the conditions for companies to qualify for civil settlements in fraud and corruption cases.

13 November 2020

SQM to pay $62.5 million to settle class action lawsuit

The Chilean mining company is the latest to settle a class action lawsuit concerning disclosure failures over alleged bribery.

12 November 2020

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