Topic: Monitorships

Robinhood specifies size of AML breach settlement with New York regulator

20 July 2021

French MPs recommend AFA revamp

A parliamentary commission has published 50 recommendations designed to bolster France’s anti-corruption efforts, including overhauling the duties of the French Anti-corruption Agency.

09 July 2021

US package forwarding company dinged for illegal exports

The US Commerce Department has fined a Portland-based package forwarding company and ordered it to appoint an external compliance auditor for illegally shipping rifle scopes to Iran and China.

18 June 2021

MoneyGram DPA terminated after multiple extensions

A US court has dismissed criminal charges against MoneyGram, more than eight years after the money transmitting company settled allegations that it failed to stop its services being used for financial crime.

11 June 2021

Lawyers push for white-collar law reforms in Ukraine

A group of Ukrainian lawyers has launched an initiative to bring corporate criminal liability, DPAs and monitorships to the country in an effort to improve anti-financial crime compliance in Ukrainian companies.

10 June 2021

DOJ names new State Street monitor

The new monitor replaces John Coates, who had been the monitor since 2017 but left the role upon joining the US Securities and Exchange Commission in February.

01 June 2021

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

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