May 20, 2020, GIR
Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz has accused Brazilian mining company Vale of wilfully ignoring potential corruption risks when it entered into a joint venture with his eponymous mining group a decade ago.
May 15, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
The unprecedented US investigation into Venezuelan corruption is quickly becoming more visible and consequential. “This is the biggest investigation that I’ve ever seen,” one Miami lawyer said.
May 11, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
The US Department of Justice has selected an experienced European compliance expert to monitor Swedish telecoms company Ericsson, which last year entered into a $1 billion FCPA settlement.
May 01, 2020, GIR
The DOJ said in the $874 million settlement that the bank's cooperation improved dramatically when it hired new external lawyers in 2017.
April 17, 2020, GIR
The UK Financial Conduct Authority is investigating 14 financial institutions in connection with an alleged tax fraud that is estimated to have cost European countries over €50 billion.
April 17, 2020, JUST SANCTIONS
The Netherlands’ lead sanctions prosecutor spoke to GIR about its major investigation, the uptick in enforcement and how her team wants to work with the private sector.
April 16, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
Vinson & Elkins’ Ephraim Wernick, Palmina Fava, Ronald Tenpas, Conrad Bolston and Peter Thomas say the criminal fraud section’s decision to release the names of active monitors is a welcome development. But they argue that more transparency is needed.
March 23, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
The DOJ is investigating a corruption scheme tied to PDVSA’s joint ventures with major international companies, court documents show.
March 19, 2020, Just Anti-Corruption
Working from home, prosecutors and defence attorneys face a new reality as video calls can’t quite replicate what has always been an “in-person sport”.
March 19, 2020, GIR
The UK’s financial authority is investigating only a handful of alleged spoofing cases despite an apparent increase in enforcement across the Atlantic.