October 23, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
The criminal division chief has given companies a greater ability to negotiate monitorships with narrower scopes, lawyers say. Meanwhile, a new requirement for monitorship candidates could create headaches for practitioners.
October 19, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
The absence of a specialist compliance counsel could leave prosecutors ill-equipped to evaluate the remediation efforts of companies ensnared in foreign bribery investigations, in-house lawyers say.
October 17, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
The US Department of Justice’s prosecution of individuals accused of participating in a bribery scheme at Ecuador’s state-controlled oil company PetroEcuador is just a small part of a sprawling corruption scandal.
October 11, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
The DOJ may have shied away from a more severe deal with Petrobras because of the Brazilian state-owned oil company’s assertion that it should be immune from prosecution, lawyers say.
October 04, 2018, GIR
The Chinese telecommunications company has been disciplined over the same misconduct that led to a settlement with the US Commerce Department in June.
October 03, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
Following a $280 million foreign bribery settlement with US authorities, the DOJ has chosen the compliance monitor for Panasonic Avionics.
October 03, 2018, GIR
News of the hire comes shortly after the CGU published what local lawyers say is a helpful guide on how the agency will evaluate company compliance programmes.
September 26, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
A narrative has emerged that a fear of prosecution is driving compliance officers away from the profession. But compliance industry insiders say that’s false.
September 14, 2018, GIR
As multi-agency and multi-jurisdictional investigations into an alleged medical devices cartel in Brazil continue to ensnare international medical device companies, including Philips Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson and Orthofix, GIR talks to the lead prosecutor to find out more about the probes.
September 06, 2018, GIR
A high court judge has confirmed that the SFO can compel foreign companies to hand over documents held overseas as long as a “sufficient connection” between the company and the UK exists.