Topic: Enforcement policy

Finma investigations drop in pandemic year

The Swiss financial regulator concluded nearly 200 fewer probes in 2020 than the year before, its lowest numbers since 2017.

25 March 2021

UK FCA launches new whistleblower push

The UK financial regulator has asked whistleblowers to consider reporting misconduct directly to the agency instead of through their company’s internal channels.

24 March 2021

South Korean prosecutors seize ex-president’s home over bribery fines

23 March 2021

BaFin poaches new president from Switzerland’s Finma

22 March 2021

US export control agency eying more robust enforcement

“You’re going to see a new way in which cases are built,” said the former head of the Bureau of Industry and Security in an interview with GIR.

22 March 2021

Mossad director urged Trump administration to ease Gertler sanctions

19 March 2021

Milan prosecutors agree settlement with Eni in Congo corruption probe

18 March 2021

Businessman sentenced to four years in prison over Venezuela sanctions breaches

18 March 2021

ASIC’s immunity policy threatens to undermine companies’ whistleblower programmes  

Australian companies should be wary of employees circumventing internal reporting structures and going straight to the securities regulator with allegations of market misconduct following the release of a new immunity policy.

17 March 2021

Wood Group resolves Scottish Unaoil case

The resolution was announced on the same day that the Aberdeen-based company announced it added $151 million in legal provisions to end bribery probes in the US, the UK, Brazil and Scotland.

16 March 2021

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