Topic: Enforcement policy

UK MP criticises “toothless” financial crime enforcement agencies

02 December 2021

GIR Live: DPAs can prevent the SFO from prosecuting individuals

White-collar crime lawyers say the Serious Fraud Office’s desire to reach settlements with companies sometimes comes at the expense of their attempts to prosecute individuals.

02 December 2021

FCPA chief: Companies shouldn't determine employee culpability in our cases

“Companies and their counsel are not in a position to assess relevance and culpability of individuals,” the DOJ official said.

01 December 2021

FCA will have more “bite” after oversight changes

The Financial Conduct Authority’s new ability to begin civil or criminal enforcement proceedings without consulting an independent committee will allow the agency to be more aggressive, lawyers said.

01 December 2021

FCA rejigs decision making processes

29 November 2021

OECD urges global cooperation to fight international corruption

The OECD has urged countries to work together to crack down on international bribery in the body’s first new anti-corruption standards in over a decade.

26 November 2021

FCA reports latest whistleblowing figures

26 November 2021

New German government prioritises corporate crime enforcement reforms

Germany’s newly-assembled coalition government has announced plans for an overhaul of the country’s corporate misconduct laws.

25 November 2021

Bahrain compliance official: more whistleblower advocacy is needed

A senior compliance official at Bahrain’s central bank has said that regulators across the globe have “collectively failed” to encourage whistleblowers.

24 November 2021

SFO “enforcement energy” increasing in the Middle East

The UK’s anti-corruption agency is finding it easier to obtain evidence from some countries in the Middle East leading to an increased enforcement focus on the region, according to one lawyer.

23 November 2021

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