Topic: Deferred prosecution agreement

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

SFO chief: G4S reviewer was a tailored solution

The head of the UK’s anti-fraud agency has said that imposing a compliance reviewer on G4S in a fraud settlement as opposed to a full-blown monitor was appropriate given reforms already underway at the prison services contractor.

03 December 2020

SFO’s new case slump continues

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The UK Serious Fraud Office has recorded another quiet year for launching investigations into corporate misconduct on the back of one of its least active 12 months in recent history.

30 November 2020

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker attacks DOJ's internal controls theory

A former Goldman Sachs banker charged with foreign bribery in the 1MDB case has said US prosecutors are trying to “radically expand” the definition of the FCPA’s internal accounting controls provision.

23 November 2020

SQM to pay $62.5 million to settle class action lawsuit

The Chilean mining company is the latest to settle a class action lawsuit concerning disclosure failures over alleged bribery.

12 November 2020

Julius Baer to pay $80 million to settle Fifa investigation

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Swiss bank Julius Baer said it has agreed in principle to a three-year deferred prosecution agreement with the US Department of Justice over its role in the Fifa corruption scandal.

09 November 2020

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