Topic: Enforcement

Theranos founder loses bid to block customer blood test results in fraud trial

A US judge has rejected claims by the founder of Theranos that prosecutors destroyed a blood test database before an upcoming fraud trial, ruling that the medical device company and its former lawyers at WilmerHale never gave the US government access to it in the first place.

05 August 2021

RCMP opens bribery investigation into Bombardier

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have opened an investigation into airplane manufacturer Bombardier over suspected bribery in Indonesia, joining US and UK prosecutors in looking into the allegations.

05 August 2021

UK’s OFSI fines fintech company over Russia sanctions breaches

The case marks the first time that a company has failed to reduce a proposed OFSI penalty following a ministerial review.

05 August 2021

Ex-Merrill Lynch traders convicted of spoofing

05 August 2021

Costa Rican prosecutors to trial corporate liability law

Costa Rica’s sweeping investigation into alleged corruption in the construction sector will provide local prosecutors with a good opportunity to test the country’s corporate criminal liability law.

04 August 2021

Prosecutors seek retrial of Chinese professor accused of defrauding NASA

04 August 2021

Bermuda bank reaches $5.6 million US settlement for aiding tax evasion

Manhattan federal prosecutors have decided not to prosecute Bermuda-based lender NT Butterfield & Son for participating in a conspiracy to evade US taxes following the bank’s “extraordinary cooperation” with its investigation.

04 August 2021

SEC fines EY and partners for obtaining confidential information

03 August 2021

Spanish court rejects extradition of Angolan official in Odebrecht corruption case

03 August 2021

Regular compliance renewal helps French transport company minimise corruption fine

Transport company Systra’s continued reinforcement of its compliance programme enabled it to reduce a fine that it received over alleged corruption in Central Asia by roughly €180 million.

02 August 2021

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