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Second Circuit crushes HSBC monitor report ruling

Second Circuit crushes HSBC monitor report ruling

12 July 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has reaffirmed that federal courts have limited supervisory oversight of deferred prosecution agreements. But one of the circuit judges says Congress should review the law.

Prosecutor and judge in HSBC monitor report case depart for private practice

Prosecutor and judge in HSBC monitor report case depart for private practice

10 March 2016

A federal prosecutor and a judge who both worked on a controversial DPA with HSBC have departed for private practice, even as a dispute over the public’s right to view a report on the bank’s compliance with the settlement continues.

The FCPA Docket – 26 February

The FCPA Docket – 26 February

26 February 2016

In the latest round-up of FCPA news, Transocean advises investors on the findings on an internal investigation into a contract obtained with Brazil’s Petrobras and British American Tobacco hires a London magic circle firm to probe corruption allegations that emerged in a media report last November.

The FCPA Docket – 24 February

The FCPA Docket – 24 February

24 February 2016

In the latest round-up of FCPA news, Wal-Mart discloses rocketing investigations costs, HSBC describes a report by its corporate monitor and Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell talks about corporate resolutions.

SEC investigates HSBC over hiring practices

SEC investigates HSBC over hiring practices

22 February 2016

UK bank HSBC said in its annual report released on 22 February that the US Securities and Exchange Commission is probing its hiring of candidates in Asia with connections to government officials.

GIR Live DC: Weissmann speech and Q&A

GIR Live DC: Weissmann speech and Q&A

16 February 2016

At GIR Live DC on 9 February, US Department of Justice fraud section chief Andrew Weissmann discussed how the department will factor in compliance, how it intends to reward those that self-report, and how it aims to increase transparency around resolutions and declinations.

The FCPA Docket

The FCPA Docket

10 February 2016

Our round-up of FCPA news includes former EBRD banker Dmitrij Harder’s ongoing prosecution, the legal wrangling over the release of HSBC’s monitor report, and new SEC appointments at the agency’s Los Angeles office.

The FCPA Docket

The FCPA Docket

04 February 2016

Our latest round-up of FCPA news, court-filings and documents brings you a DOJ declination, a DPA dismissal, and requests for letters rogatory in the Petrobras class action.

HSBC monitor report to be unsealed

29 January 2016

U.S. District Judge John Gleeson has ordered a redacted version of a monitor report on HSBC's compliance with a 2012 deferred prosecution agreement to be made public.

Judge Gleeson says HSBC monitor's report should be released

28 January 2016

The Brooklyn federal judge who reluctantly approved a 2012 deferred prosecution agreement with HSBC Holdings plc has made it clear where he stands on a...

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