August 14, 2019, GIR
France’s anti-corruption agency is contacting companies’ business partners as part of its auditing process, much to the surprise of local lawyers.
August 13, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
Former prosecutors say it’s no accident that a procession of FCPA cases in recent years has been filed in Brooklyn.
July 31, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
A former Alstom executive’s controversial book about his foreign bribery prosecution in the US has become a best-seller in China. His account is packed with tart observations about prosecutors and defence lawyers.
July 29, 2019, GIR
The court in Athens acquitted a fourth UK exec previously prosecuted in England after the SFO testified in the case to defend the UK’s public interest.
July 15, 2019, GIR
Companies based in Switzerland should take all the necessary steps to comply with Swiss law before they hand over information to foreign authorities during investigations or face the consequences, local lawyers say.
July 12, 2019, GIR
The UK government’s new proposal to fight economic crime has been criticised for failing to address inadequate resources and handing financial institutions an influential role in policy making.
July 11, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS
The small office of lawyers within the US Treasury Department that scrutinises all sanctions activity has lost its second-in-command, as the drain of institutional knowledge persists under President Trump.
July 03, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption
Lawyers have questioned why Walmart was given a monitor when the deal was at odds with a recent DOJ policy. The role of an environmental regulator and the tortured nature of the negotiations could help explain the incongruity.
June 18, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS
For corporate victims of trade secret theft, the decision of whether to inform the US government is simultaneously the most important and most complicated.
June 14, 2019, GIR
The FCA has denied downgrading its investigation into Credit Suisse’s involvement in the $2 billion Mozambique fraud scandal as it disclosed the number of hours its staff spent on the investigation.