Topic: Due process

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

US Treasury sparks confusion with China sanctions “guessing game”

The Treasury Department’s guidance on the China Military Companies Sanctions has been described by one expert as “truly bizarre”.

15 January 2021

Croatian court orders extradition of SBM Offshore whistleblower to Monaco

13 January 2021

Fifa attempt to recuse special prosecutor fails

A court in Bellinzona, Switzerland, said that football’s global governing body cannot request the dismissal of Stefan Keller because it is not a party to the proceedings against its president, Gianni Infantino.

12 January 2021

Canadian bank can appeal against penalty for closing account over sanctions concerns

30 November 2020

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