Topic: Corporate liability

DOJ’s corporate enforcement changes a “step backward”, says Chamber exec

“These are not reforms that encourage an atmosphere of cooperation by employers,” a senior business lobby executive said.

03 December 2021

GIR Live: Home Office failing to match SFO’s anti-fraud commitment

A former director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office has said the Home Office has failed to provide the anti-fraud agency with the resources it needs to effectively tackle corporate crime.

02 December 2021

NGO appeals against dismissal of human rights lawsuit targeting tech companies

01 December 2021

Stuttgart prosecutors examine Deutsche Bahn corruption claims

26 November 2021

German prosecutors investigate former Continental executives

19 November 2021

Private companies “completely outgunning” the SFO

15 November 2021

DOJ’s focus on corporate recidivism a “significant” policy shift

The DOJ’s promise to consider a company’s full history of misconduct when making corporate charging decisions has created uncertainty for companies.

08 November 2021

Biden DOJ introduces first wave of corporate enforcement changes

The DOJ reversed two Trump-era corporate enforcement policies and said it will now take an expansive view of what types of prior misconduct may affect charging decisions against companies.

28 October 2021

DOJ official: “The top priority really is individuals”

Nicholas McQuaid, a senior Criminal Division official, said that prosecuting individuals allegedly involved in white-collar crime is the top priority.

27 October 2021

FCA details “extremely serious” Credit Suisse compliance failings

The Swiss bank ignored internal warnings that a so-called “master of the kickbacks” was involved in a lucrative fundraising project in Mozambique.

20 October 2021

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