Topic: Corporate criminal liability

Costa Rican prosecutors to trial corporate liability law

Costa Rica’s sweeping investigation into alleged corruption in the construction sector will provide local prosecutors with a good opportunity to test the country’s corporate criminal liability law.

04 August 2021

GE agrees $27m bribery-related plea bargain in Slovenia

27 July 2021

Former top scientist at US biotech company convicted of trade secret theft conspiracy

08 July 2021

German corporate criminal liability reforms left in limbo

Germany has run out of time to usher in criminal liability for companies before the end of the country’s legislative session, leaving questions as to when the country will renew its attempt to introduce the long-awaited reforms.

02 July 2021

Ten years of the UK Bribery Act: corporate enforcement reach remains unclear

The UK Bribery Act ushered in ground-breaking new legislation to hold companies to account, but practitioners say a decade of sparse corporate enforcement means many questions around the law’s potential reach remain unanswered.

30 June 2021

Lawyers push for white-collar law reforms in Ukraine

A group of Ukrainian lawyers has launched an initiative to bring corporate criminal liability, DPAs and monitorships to the country in an effort to improve anti-financial crime compliance in Ukrainian companies.

10 June 2021

SFO director: state of UK law is frustrating open investigations

The head of the UK’s anti-corruption agency said her office will struggle to hold companies to account in a number of ongoing cases without an overhaul of the UK’s corporate criminal liability standards.

10 June 2021

French prosecutors charge Volkswagen over emissions scandal

09 June 2021

German regulator warned before Greensill Bank collapse

01 April 2021

The Bolloré case: Inconsistent justice is no justice at all

It’s time to address the need for holistic resolution to corporate crimes, Paul Hastings lawyers Jonathan Pickworth, Nicola Bonucci, Jo Dimmock and Vivian Fischer argue.

26 March 2021

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