Topic: Deferred prosecution agreement

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

Cooperation shaves Swiss bank’s US tax evasion penalty

The US settlement resolves allegations against Rahn+Bodmer that it helped US citizens evade millions of dollars in tax, including customers departing UBS while it was facing its own tax evasion investigation.

12 March 2021

Swedish prosecutors must make charges in Ericsson case by June

11 March 2021

People News: new Novartis and Goldman general counsel, HSBC to replace CCO and more

In the latest people news roundup, Novartis and Goldman Sachs bring in new GCs and a seasoned government lawyer takes charge of the DC attorney’s office in an acting capacity for the third time.

08 March 2021

Judge grapples with request to review DPA compliance docs

A federal judge in Brooklyn had trouble understanding why two former Fox executives charged with corruption should be allowed to review corporate compliance documents.

04 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

SFO recruits former Rolls-Royce compliance officer

The UK anti-fraud agency has hired Judy Krieg, a Fieldfisher partner and former chief compliance officer at engineering company Rolls-Royce, to head up one of its casework divisions.

24 February 2021

Samsung signs $149m corruption settlement with Brazil

Brazil announced the agreement 15 months after Samsung and the US Justice Department reached a DPA over the same underlying conduct.

23 February 2021

Australian prosecutors file more charges against former Leighton Offshore executive

23 February 2021

Estonia cuts ties with Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan

19 February 2021

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