Topic: Monitorships

German regulator orders digital bank to appoint compliance expert

13 May 2021

As Biden settles in, lawyers expect uptick in anti-corruption enforcement

New leadership, a backlog of cases and a renewed emphasis on combating corruption have given corporate defence lawyers cause for optimism.

26 April 2021

Imposing a monitor is “very fact-dependent”, says SEC official

A senior SEC enforcement official said it’s often a challenge for government lawyers to determine whether to impose a compliance monitor on a company.

14 April 2021

Panasonic’s FCPA monitorship ends

There are now just four active Foreign Corrupt Practices Act monitorships overseen by the DOJ.

24 March 2021

State Street DPA extended after monitor left for SEC

The bank’s former monitor, John Coates, joined the agency in February as acting director of the division of corporate finance.

22 March 2021

Scania finds bribery at Indian subsidiary

Swedish truck manufacturer Scania said that employees of its Indian subsidiary paid bribes in connection with sales of public transport buses.

10 March 2021

Philips appoints compliance reviewer in Brazil

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Brazilian prosecutors have appointed a Big Four accounting firm to oversee the compliance programme of Dutch multinational Philips following an $11.6 million bribery settlement.

05 March 2021

Dutch parliamentary resolution could open the door for corporate monitorships

GIR speaks to the politician behind a recent proposal in the Netherlands to introduce mandatory probation and independent oversight of compliance efforts for companies that resolve a criminal investigation through a settlement.

03 March 2021

Swiss Supreme Court rules against Credit Suisse in Finma monitor challenge

12 February 2021

Huawei accuses US prosecutors of sitting on exculpatory evidence

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has accused US prosecutors of making insufficient and delayed disclosures of potentially exculpatory material in a repeated request for information it says is critical to its defence.

08 February 2021

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