Topic: Deferred prosecution agreement

A look back at GIR’s Interactive Regional Spotlight: North America conference

Video: GIR’s Interactive North America conference, co-chaired by Joe Warin of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Bruce Yannett of Debevoise & Plimpton, can now be viewed online in full.

15 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

Dutch politicians want mandatory probation for corporate wrongdoers

02 February 2021

Indonesian company agrees to pay $1.6 million to settle DOJ sanctions probe

The Justice Department’s settlement with Bukit Muria Jaya was announced a few days after OFAC revealed its existence in a related enforcement action.

18 January 2021

Corporate reorganisation helped Boeing reduce 737 Max fraud penalty

US prosecutors gave Boeing credit in a recent settlement linked to two aircraft crashes for ensuring that its engineers are now insulated from reporting to sales units.

13 January 2021

ICYMI: Developments over the holiday season

A Happy New Year from all of us at GIR! A round-up of news developments from the past three weeks, including a $10 million fine for Ticketmaster in the US for corporate espionage offences and the end of Société Générale’s landmark bribery DPA in France.

04 January 2021

GIR Interactive: finding companies guilty of financial crime not a “holy grail”

UK enforcement agencies should consider pursuing more civil action against companies suspected of wrongdoing now that such settlements are becoming more transparent, local experts have said.

08 December 2020

DOJ defends FCPA internal controls theory in 1MDB case

Prosecutors said the FCPA's internal accounting controls provision applies more broadly than just in situations where a company uses its own funds to pay bribes.

07 December 2020

Vitol bribery settlement to aid Brazilian scrutiny of oil trading sector

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Brazilian authorities say that evidence supplied by commodities trader Vitol as part of its recent bribery settlement will advance ongoing probes targeting other companies in the sector.

04 December 2020

Vitol pays $164 million in settlement with US, Brazilian authorities

The energy trader is the first company to enter into a coordinated foreign bribery settlement that includes the CFTC.

03 December 2020

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