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Olympus gets Mexican healthcare agency’s bribery-related suit thrown out

A Florida federal judge ruled that the Instituto Del Seguro Social sued the medical equipment distributor roughly eight months late.

02 September 2022

Glencore’s US resolution delayed by monitorship, restitution issues

Federal courts in Manhattan and Connecticut have delayed Glencore’s respective sentencings linked to the US portion of the Anglo-Swiss commodity trader’s global bribery and market manipulation resolution.

02 September 2022

US agencies set their sights on Lukoil jet

The DOJ and BIS have brought parallel enforcement actions targeting a Boeing plane owned by sanctioned Russian oil company Lukoil.

01 September 2022

Peru to receive Odebrecht bribes allegedly laundered by former president

The US will return $686,000 of illicitly obtained money to the Peruvian government after seizing the funds from former president Alejandro Celestino Toledo.

01 September 2022

Jacobs Group looks to avoid supreme court battle over Australian foreign bribery fine

A legal wrangle in Australia over the size of penalties that courts can hand to companies in foreign bribery cases could be heard by the country’s highest court.

01 September 2022

Steinmetz challenges Swiss bribery conviction

The Israeli mining magnate has switched up his legal team as he attempts to overturn his landmark foreign bribery conviction.

31 August 2022

New German federal financial crime agency in the works

Germany is set to create a new financial crime agency, amid criticism from a global anti-money laundering body that the country lacks coordination in its approach to investigations and enforcement of financial crime.

26 August 2022

Venezuelan businessman indicted for money laundering

Rafael Rixon Rafael Morena Oropeza allegedly bribed a Venezuelan government official to install a high-ranking official in a joint venture between the country’s state oil company and Chevron.

25 August 2022

Counsel Watch: Ecclestone recruits experienced legal team for UK fraud charges

In the latest counsel watch, the former CEO of Formula One has turned to one of London’s most in-demand barristers in a high-profile tax fraud case, and betting company Entain hired a boutique firm to help it settle an anti-money laundering compliance investigation.

25 August 2022

US to send Nigeria over $23 million stolen by former dictator

The US has now sent Nigeria nearly $335 million in recovered funds stolen by former dictator Sanachi Abacha through corruption and money laundering schemes, the DOJ said in a release.

24 August 2022

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