Topic: Enforcement

Petrofac to plead guilty over bribery in the Middle East

UK-based oil company Petrofac has said that it has reached a plea agreement with the SFO over its failure to stop bribery in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the UAE between 2011 and 2017.

24 September 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable

OFAC and OFSI officials join sanctions and export control practitioners in Washington, DC and London in a wide-ranging conversation on sanctions implementation, licensing, investigations, enforcement and more.

24 September 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable transcript: Part III

Part III of the GIR sanctions roundtable focuses on compliance trends; use of technology in compliance, investigations and enforcement; and OFAC’s and OFSI’s approaches to crypto transactions.

24 September 2021

Brazil annuls EcoRodovias corruption settlement

A review body within the São Paulo prosecutor’s office has thrown out a 2020 corruption resolution that prosecutors signed with EcoRodovias due to a lack of evidence of illegal conduct by the transportation company.

23 September 2021

Swiss parliament signs off on plan to reform OAG

22 September 2021

Spain greenlights charges against former Repsol and CaixaBank execs in spying case

Prosecutors have 10 days to file a formal indictment against the former executives over allegations they bribed a police commissioner to spy on competitors.

21 September 2021

Switzerland confirms ex-special prosecutor’s immunity to Fifa charges

21 September 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable transcript: Part II

The second instalment of GIR’s sanctions roundtable sees the panellists discuss global trends and priorities, views on countersanctions and blocking measures, and enforcement and cooperation strategies from the private and government side.

17 September 2021

Centerra loses bid to punish Kyrgyzstan over mine seizure

16 September 2021

Switzerland votes to reform OAG following Fifa scandal

Switzerland’s Council of States has agreed to consider strengthening oversight of the attorney general’s office after the country’s former top lawyer was accused of mishandling a corruption investigation into world football body Fifa.

16 September 2021

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