Topic: Extraterritoriality

DOJ to appeal adverse FCPA jurisdictional ruling

US prosecutors said they will ask the Fifth Circuit to review whether they have jurisdiction to prosecute a Swiss asset manager accused of participating in a foreign bribery scheme.

08 December 2021

NGO appeals against dismissal of human rights lawsuit targeting tech companies

01 December 2021

Interpol elects UAE official accused of complicity in torture

25 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 investigators examine working conditions at Goodyear Malaysia

23 November 2021

DOJ dealt jurisdictional blow in PDVSA bribery case

A federal judge rejected the DOJ’s theory that a Swiss asset manager acted as an agent under the FCPA for her alleged role in a corrupt scheme at Venezuela’s state oil company.

15 November 2021

Second Circuit immunity ruling is wrong, says Halkbank

Following several failed attempts to dismiss its indictment, Turkey’s state lender Halkbank is once again pushing to have its sanctions charges dropped.

09 November 2021

Second Circuit denies Halkbank’s challenge to US sanctions case

A US federal appeals court has said the Turkish state financial institution is not immune from prosecution for sanctions violations.

25 October 2021

France to consider tough anti-corruption reforms

A French politician has proposed wide-ranging changes to the country’s anti-corruption apparatus including making companies liable for failing to prevent crimes.

24 October 2021

Société Générale trader can fight US Libor rigging charges

A US appeals court has ruled that French bank Société Générale’s global head of short term derivatives can challenge Libor rigging charges she faces without first travelling to the US.

06 August 2021

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