Topic: International cooperation

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

Interpol elects UAE official accused of complicity in torture

25 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

EPPO secures first conviction

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

Reed Smith makes market move with another EDNY hire

Julia Nestor, a former Brooklyn federal prosecutor who played a leading role in the Odebrecht case, has joined Reed Smith.

10 November 2021

DOJ’s focus on corporate recidivism a “significant” policy shift

The DOJ’s promise to consider a company’s full history of misconduct when making corporate charging decisions has created uncertainty for companies.

08 November 2021

Barclays CEO steps down amid investigation of Epstein relationship

Jes Staley plans to challenge the findings of two UK regulators that are investigating whether the banker misrepresented historic ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

01 November 2021

Rolls-Royce settles Brazilian bribery case

UK engineering company Rolls-Royce has reached a $27.8 million settlement with two Brazilian authorities over allegations it bribed public officials in the country.

27 October 2021

FCA details “extremely serious” Credit Suisse compliance failings

The Swiss bank ignored internal warnings that a so-called “master of the kickbacks” was involved in a lucrative fundraising project in Mozambique.

20 October 2021

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