Topic: Enforcement policy

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

US tax agency shifts enforcement focus

IRS investigators are spending more time looking into non-tax crimes such as corruption, fraud and money laundering.

19 November 2021

FinCEN urges companies to report suspected environmental crimes

19 November 2021

European court: Estonia’s privilege system breaches human rights

The European Court of Human Rights has found that Estonia’s legal system lacks crucial protections regarding the legal professional privilege of lawyers under investigation.

17 November 2021

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