March 16, 2018, GIR
UK authorities may have a more difficult time obtaining unexplained wealth orders against Russian individuals after the UK foreign secretary said the tool could be used in retaliation for a suspected nerve agent attack on a former spy.
March 15, 2018, GIR
China’s proposed new anti-corruption authority, the National Supervision Commission, will heighten the risk for multinationals to be caught up in aggressive anti-corruption investigations targeting state officials, lawyers say.
March 14, 2018, GIR
French prosecutors have reportedly opened an investigation into a wastewater tender in Paris after an Italian water treatment company alleged corruption in the deal.
March 13, 2018, GIR
A case being reviewed by Europe’s top court will bring much-needed clarification on how double jeopardy rules apply to individuals subject to European Arrest Warrants.
March 12, 2018, GIR
White-collar defence lawyers in London say that the CPS’s decision to prosecute a small British office interior design company for failing to prevent bribery sends the wrong message to SMEs and could discourage self-reporting.
March 08, 2018, GIR
Prosecutors from the outskirts of Paris have secured France’s first settlements to resolve bribery allegations, and have also imposed the country’s inaugural compliance monitorships.
March 07, 2018, GIR
A British office interior design company has been found guilty of failing to prevent bribery in the UK’s first-ever contested prosecution under section 7 of the Bribery Act.
March 06, 2018, GIR
Lawyers say that the Justice Department’s recent announcement that it will apply FCPA corporate enforcement policy guidelines to non-bribery cases may lead to more self reports but warn of uncertainty as the initiative is not binding.
March 05, 2018, GIR
Prosecutors in Milan have asked a judge to fine Eni $1.1. million over alleged corruption in Algeria – as another corruption trial against the Italian energy company looms.
February 26, 2018, GIR
Following two separate consultations, Canada has said it will change its harsh debarment rules and usher in what appear to be UK-style deferred prosecution agreements.