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Deutsche Bank employees “deliberately bypassed” hiring policies

Deutsche Bank employees “deliberately bypassed” hiring policies

August 23, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Warnings from compliance and human resources didn’t stop senior Deutsche Bank employees from hiring relatives of foreign officials, the SEC said in a $16 million FCPA settlement with the financial institution.

US sales president pleads guilty over PDVSA bribery

US sales president pleads guilty over PDVSA bribery

August 22, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Prosecutors have secured more guilty pleas in the Justice Department’s investigation into bribery at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company.

The lawyers behind the latest FCPA-related cases

The lawyers behind the latest FCPA-related cases

August 21, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

GIR has updated its FCPA Counsel Tracker, which details who’s working on the latest investigations, settlements and monitorships.

World Bank veteran picked for MTS monitorship

World Bank veteran picked for MTS monitorship

August 20, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A team with experience in World Bank cases has been picked ahead of major firms to monitor Russian telecoms company Mobile TeleSystems.

Judge shuts down former Alstom executive’s speedy trial defence

Judge shuts down former Alstom executive’s speedy trial defence

August 20, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

A federal judge in Connecticut has said that Lawrence Hoskins must still face trial despite the years-long delays in his case.

DOJ closes Misonix investigation

DOJ closes Misonix investigation

August 19, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

The medical device maker Misonix announced that the Justice Department has dropped its probe into the company’s business in China.

FCPA docket: LATAM, Hoskins and Vantage

FCPA docket: LATAM, Hoskins and Vantage

August 16, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

In today’s news round-up, a Chilean airline’s monitorship reaches the finish line, the bribery trial of a former Alstom employee faces further delays, and a Brazilian request for cooperation in the US hits a dead end.

Avianca’s FCPA disclosure puts spotlight on aviation industry

Avianca’s FCPA disclosure puts spotlight on aviation industry

August 15, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Colombia’s national airline has become the latest company in the aviation industry to report possible foreign bribery violations.

FCPA unit adds “soft-spoken” appeals deputy chief

FCPA unit adds “soft-spoken” appeals deputy chief

August 14, 2019, Just Anti-Corruption

Vijay Shanker, who has secured dozens of appellate victories for the Justice Department, has joined the criminal division’s foreign bribery unit.

How EDNY's prosecutors became major foreign bribery enforcement partners

How EDNY's prosecutors became major foreign bribery enforcement partners

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.