Topic: Enforcement policy

McKinsey to fight criminal charges in South Africa

US management consultancy McKinsey & Company plans to rigorously defend itself after South African prosecutors charged the business over its alleged role in a procurement bribery scheme.

03 October 2022

Mixed reviews for UK government’s new Economic Crime Bill

Lawyers expressed both optimism and scepticism about the various new provisions in the UK government’s latest economic crime bill, set to give more powers to the country’s authorities and enable information sharing among businesses.

29 September 2022

Australian government plans new anti-corruption agency

The Australian government plans to create a national agency tasked with rooting out corruption in the public sector.

27 September 2022

SDNY official outlines approach to charging decisions

“We expect platinum-level compliance from your platinum-level clients”, Daniel Gitner, the criminal chief at the Manhattan US attorney’s office, told an audience at GIR Live New York on Tuesday.

21 September 2022

DOJ official expands on expectations for corporate clawback policies, self-disclosure

“What we expect now in 2022, is that companies will have robust and regularly deployed clawback programmes. All too often we see companies scramble to dust off and implement dormant policies once they're in the crosshairs of an investigation,” Marshall Miller told an audience at GIR Live: New York on Tuesday.

20 September 2022

SFO, CPS renew calls for expansion of the failure-to-prevent model

The addition of a failure-to-prevent offence would be a “welcome addition to the tools available for prosecutors” to ensure proper accountability for those involved in wrongdoing, the head of public prosecutions at the CPS said.

05 September 2022

US Federal Reserve completes 10 years of monitoring HSBC compliance

02 September 2022

US agencies set their sights on Lukoil jet

The DOJ and BIS have brought parallel enforcement actions targeting a Boeing plane owned by sanctioned Russian oil company Lukoil.

01 September 2022

New German federal financial crime agency in the works

Germany is set to create a new financial crime agency, amid criticism from a global anti-money laundering body that the country lacks coordination in its approach to investigations and enforcement of financial crime.

26 August 2022

FATF praises Dutch AML efforts, stresses need for more resources

25 August 2022

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