Topic: Corporate criminal liability

Chile seeks to expand corporate liability under new economic crime bill

The bill has been called “very ambitious and all-encompassing” in its attempt to better define and punish economic crime in Chile.

08 August 2022

Irish lawyers question potential of new corporate watchdog

Local practitioners say that the launch of a new white-collar crime agency is a step in the right direction but that the agency needs additional powers to strengthen its bite.

05 August 2022

Uber settles DOJ investigation

A DOJ non-prosecution agreement has credited Uber for its cooperation and previous multi-million dollar settlements over a 2016 data hack, but has conditioned the deal on continued assistance with the prosecution of a former executive allegedly responsible for covering up the breach.

26 July 2022

Cameroon opens investigation into Glencore

20 July 2022

UK government to introduce another financial crime bill

14 July 2022

Reuters: French beverage company faces war crimes investigation

04 July 2022

Too many options could hinder UK business crime reforms

Corporate criminal liability reform in the UK is at the mercy of political forces after the government’s law review body failed to outline a clear path forward.

21 June 2022

Lisa Monaco: “Sanctions should be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes

Sanctions should “be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes, the US deputy attorney general said in the keynote speech at GIR Live: Women in Investigations on Thursday, adding that an expanding number of industries can be affected by the problem and that a proactive approach could save companies money.

16 June 2022

Allianz pleads guilty in Australia to misleading customers

15 June 2022

Anti-corruption experts attack UK corporate criminal liability report

The Law Commission’s long-awaited review of corporate criminal liability in the UK has been branded “limited and unambitious” by MPs and anti-corruption groups.

10 June 2022

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