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Deutsche Bank employees “deliberately bypassed” hiring policies

Deutsche Bank employees “deliberately bypassed” hiring policies

Warnings from compliance and human resources didn’t stop senior Deutsche Bank employees from hiring relatives of foreign officials, the SEC said in a $16 million FCPA settlement with the financial institution.

US sales president pleads guilty over PDVSA bribery

US sales president pleads guilty over PDVSA bribery

Prosecutors have secured more guilty pleas in the Justice Department’s investigation into bribery at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company.

The lawyers behind the latest FCPA-related cases

The lawyers behind the latest FCPA-related cases

GIR has updated its FCPA Counsel Tracker, which details who’s working on the latest investigations, settlements and monitorships.

World Bank veteran picked for MTS monitorship

World Bank veteran picked for MTS monitorship

A team with experience in World Bank cases has been picked ahead of major firms to monitor Russian telecoms company Mobile TeleSystems.

Judge shuts down former Alstom executive’s speedy trial defence

A federal judge in Connecticut has said that Lawrence Hoskins must still face trial despite the years-long delays in his case.

DOJ closes Misonix investigation

The medical device maker Misonix announced that the Justice Department has dropped its probe into the company’s business in China.

FCPA docket: LATAM, Hoskins and Vantage

In today’s news round-up, a Chilean airline’s monitorship reaches the finish line, the bribery trial of a former Alstom employee faces further delays, and a Brazilian request for cooperation in the US hits a dead end.

Avianca’s FCPA disclosure puts spotlight on aviation industry

Colombia’s national airline has become the latest company in the aviation industry to report possible foreign bribery violations.

FCPA-related personnel and policy changes

DOJ reshuffles fraud section management team

The DOJ’s criminal division has rejigged its fraud section management team, including the appointment of an acting FCPA unit chief as Dan Kahn is promoted.

Policy against "piling on" helping evidence-sharing to bloom, enforcers say

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcers and an FBI supervisor discussed their work during a wide-ranging panel discussion on 25 July.

Editor's picks

How EDNY's prosecutors became major foreign bribery enforcement partners

How EDNY's prosecutors became major foreign bribery enforcement partners

Former prosecutors say it’s no accident that a procession of FCPA cases in recent years has been filed in Brooklyn.

Convicted Alstom exec offers candid account of attorney interactions

Convicted Alstom exec offers candid account of attorney interactions

A former Alstom executive’s controversial book about his foreign bribery prosecution in the US has become a best-seller in China. His account is packed with tart observations about prosecutors and defence lawyers.

 

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