Topic: International cooperation

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

Singapore company denies links to alleged North Korea sanction breaches

Singapore-based energy trading company Winson Group has distanced itself from the findings of a UN report reviewing allegations that the company is a “key node” in the North Korean government’s illicit procurement of fuel.

06 October 2021

US orders extradition of former Peru president in Odebrecht bribery case

A US court has ordered the extradition of former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo to his home country to face corruption and money laundering charges.

30 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

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

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