Topic: Corporate criminal liability

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

Malaysia issues first charges under tough new corporate criminal liability law

Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency has accused a shipping company of bribery in the first prosecution under the country’s new corporate criminal liability law.

18 March 2021

Bolloré corruption resolution may damage trust in French settlement tools

People and companies may be more hesitant to negotiate with French authorities after a local court approved a €12 million corruption settlement with transport company Bolloré but threw out related plea bargains, experts say.

16 March 2021

Dutch parliamentary resolution could open the door for corporate monitorships

GIR speaks to the politician behind a recent proposal in the Netherlands to introduce mandatory probation and independent oversight of compliance efforts for companies that resolve a criminal investigation through a settlement.

03 March 2021

Amanda Staveley loses £660 million Barclays fraud lawsuit

The judge said that although Barclays was guilty of “serious deceit” in an investment deal it signed with PCP, the firm would not have been able to finance an alternative agreement had it known the truth.

26 February 2021

Huawei accuses US prosecutors of sitting on exculpatory evidence

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has accused US prosecutors of making insufficient and delayed disclosures of potentially exculpatory material in a repeated request for information it says is critical to its defence.

08 February 2021

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