Topic: Deferred prosecution agreement

Ultra Electronics agrees foreign bribery settlement in Canada

UK defence contractor Ultra Electronics has reached a deal to resolve foreign bribery charges that Canadian prosecutors have brought against the company’s local forensics business.

30 September 2022

Counsel Watch: former US attorney general tapped for cross-border GOL settlement

In the latest counsel watch, GIR looks at the teams acting for Brazilian airline GOL, telecommunications company Ericsson, banks Barclays and Morgan Stanley, and engineering company Jacobs Group in recent white-collar cases.

20 September 2022

Lisa Monaco announces DOJ self-reporting shake-up

The Deputy Attorney General laid out changes to DOJ policies on voluntary self-disclosure, corporate recidivism, compliance monitors and corporate culture.

16 September 2022

Brazilian airline settles bribery probe with SEC, DOJ, local authorities

Carrier GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes is set to pay over $41 million to resolve allegations brought by US authorities and the Brazilian Comptroller General of the Union and Attorney General’s Office in a coordinated settlement.

16 September 2022

RCMP official urges companies to turn themselves in

The head of corruption at Canada’s national police force said many companies are still hesitant to report their own misconduct.

15 September 2022

US judge dismisses State Street DPA

01 August 2022

SFO reviews pile on the pressure

UK practitioners condemned the UK’s anti-fraud watchdog for the “basic” failures described in recent reviews of the agency and say the reports provide an urgent opportunity for learning and reflection by the SFO and the government.

28 July 2022

PNF secures two foreign bribery settlements

The PNF has now entered into a dozen CJIPs since the corporate settlement tool came into force in France in 2017.

07 July 2022

Counsel Watch: Glencore’s lawyers for global bribery investigations

In the latest Counsel Watch, a round-up of the lawyers acting for Glencore in the US, the UK, Brazil, Switzerland and the Netherlands in corruption investigations that have so far led to criminal resolutions in three continents.

13 June 2022

KPMG fined over failure to document Rolls-Royce bribery concerns

The UK’s accounting regulator has issued a £3.4 million fine to Big Four accounting firm KPMG for its failure to act after learning about alleged bribery by its audit client, Rolls-Royce.

24 May 2022

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