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Material misstatements on aircraft safety leave Boeing on the hook for $200m

Aerospace company Boeing publicly downplayed concerns about the safety of its MAX 737 fleet despite being aware of problems with the aircraft’s flight control system and its certification process, the US’s financial markets regulator said.

23 September 2022

RCMP charges Ultra Electronics unit with bribery, fraud

Canadian authorities have accused a division of British defence contractor Ultra Electronics Holdings and four of its former executives of bribery in the Philippines.

22 September 2022

German authorities raid dozens of properties in sanctions evasion probe

German police have conducted simultaneous raids at 24 properties across the country as part of a sanctions evasion investigation targeting a Russian national.

21 September 2022

SDNY official outlines approach to charging decisions

“We expect platinum-level compliance from your platinum-level clients”, Daniel Gitner, the criminal chief at the Manhattan US attorney’s office, told an audience at GIR Live New York on Tuesday.

21 September 2022

DOJ official expands on expectations for corporate clawback policies, self-disclosure

“What we expect now in 2022, is that companies will have robust and regularly deployed clawback programmes. All too often we see companies scramble to dust off and implement dormant policies once they're in the crosshairs of an investigation,” Marshall Miller told an audience at GIR Live: New York on Tuesday.

20 September 2022

London judge orders extradition of alleged cum-ex trader to Denmark

Anthony Patterson faces up to 12 years in Danish prison if found guilty in the Nordic country.

20 September 2022

Counsel Watch: former US attorney general tapped for cross-border GOL settlement

In the latest counsel watch, GIR looks at the teams acting for Brazilian airline GOL, telecommunications company Ericsson, banks Barclays and Morgan Stanley, and engineering company Jacobs Group in recent white-collar cases.

20 September 2022

DOJ details Glencore’s cooperation with market manipulation investigation

In a memorandum filed ahead of a sentencing hearing set for 23 September, the DOJ said Glencore failed to proactively identify relevant information, delayed providing data analysis and didn't adequately discipline senior employees who knew about the company’s problematic conduct.

19 September 2022

Lisa Monaco announces DOJ self-reporting shake-up

The Deputy Attorney General laid out changes to DOJ policies on voluntary self-disclosure, corporate recidivism, compliance monitors and corporate culture.

16 September 2022

Brazilian airline settles bribery probe with SEC, DOJ, local authorities

Carrier GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes is set to pay over $41 million to resolve allegations brought by US authorities and the Brazilian Comptroller General of the Union and Attorney General’s Office in a coordinated settlement.

16 September 2022

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