Topic: Due process

Brazilian judge overturns Lula’s bribery conviction

A judge at the Federal District Court of Brasília will reexamine the case against Lula after a justice of the Supreme Court voided his conviction.

09 March 2021

Fifa president cannot access former Swiss AG’s criminal file

09 March 2021

Clyde & Co can deny payments to PetroSaudi over risk of US prosecution

A judge at London’s High Court has ruled that Clyde & Co can ignore the court’s prior order to transfer funds in an escrow account to Saudi energy company PetroSaudi to avoid the risk of US prosecution.

26 February 2021

Judge calls for DOJ probe into prosecutors’ conduct in collapsed sanctions case

Judge Nathan found that Manhattan federal prosecutors did not deliberately withhold evidence from Iranian businessman Ali Sadr Nejad but that an investigation is warranted.

18 February 2021

Second Circuit pauses Halkbank proceedings

17 February 2021

Facebook FTC negotiation documents to be disclosed

A Delaware judge has let plaintiffs access Facebook board communications so they can determine whether the company’s record $5 billion privacy fine was inflated in return for its chief executive avoiding personal liability.

16 February 2021

SEC divided over settlement policy change

Two commissioners have criticised a decision by the US financial regulator to stop the enforcement division from recommending settlements that include simultaneous waiver requests.

15 February 2021

Exercising right to silence “easier” for individuals after ECJ insider trading ruling

Lawyers across the EU have welcomed a European court ruling that clarifies an individual’s right to silence in regulatory market abuse investigations.

10 February 2021

Swedish court upholds acquittals of former Telia executives in bribery case

Prosecutors’ case failed on appeal because they were once again unable to prove that the daughter of Uzbekistan’s president was a government official under Swedish law.

04 February 2021

IDB faces allegations of due process failings

A Washington, DC federal lawsuit raises questions about the Inter-American Development Bank’s handling of an investigation into two individuals and a related corporate settlement.

29 January 2021

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