Topic: Enforcement policy

UK, France urged to tighten up corporate liability for money laundering

The Council of Europe has said 14 countries including the UK are failing to comply with international standards for holding companies liable for money laundering.

21 January 2022

Kazakhstan to set up new fund using seized assets

20 January 2022

DOJ forces WhatsApp to disclose users’ locations

18 January 2022

IBA hits out at UN, OECD and FATF over privilege comments

The International Bar Association has published a statement defending the principle of legal professional privilege from “international attack”.

17 January 2022

FCPA practitioner Philip Urofsky to retire from Big Law

The Shearman & Sterling lawyer, who helped to develop US foreign bribery enforcement while at the DOJ, is ready to retire from Big Law. He spoke to GIR about his career and how FCPA work has changed.

14 January 2022

Proposed anti-corruption agency in South Africa to face uphill struggle

Experts said the Anti-Corruption Authority of South Africa would be hamstrung by the public prosecutor’s poor financial crime track record.

10 January 2022

Brazil introduces new whistleblower protection law

10 December 2021

FCPA Unit chief clarifies DOJ approach to corporate recidivism

The DOJ official said that the recency of prior misconduct and how a company addressed the causes of that wrongdoing will matter when the department decides what type of corporate settlement to pursue.

09 December 2021

UK government rejects DPA debarment proposal

The Cabinet Office said, however, that it plans to publish guidance on how government authorities responsible for public contracts should consider the facts underpinning the settlements.

07 December 2021

DOJ’s corporate enforcement changes a “step backward”, says Chamber exec

“These are not reforms that encourage an atmosphere of cooperation by employers,” a senior business lobby executive said.

03 December 2021

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