Region: Netherlands

Dutch prosecutors seek fines for individuals in World Bank bribery case

The OM accuses the Dutch medical company DRC and two employees of bribing a former World Bank consultant who was convicted of corruption by a London court in 2017.

21 February 2023

Portuguese prosecutors investigate national airline’s lease deal with Airbus

21 February 2023

PwC enters €150,000 settlement in the Netherlands

The agreement concerns PwC audits of Econosto Mideast, which entered into a €41.6 foreign bribery resolution along with four other subsidiaries of trading conglomerate SHV Holdings in 2021.

20 February 2023

ASML data theft may have breached export controls

Dutch semiconductor company ASML said it may have inadvertently breached international export controls after an employee in China stole some of its trade secrets.

15 February 2023

Tata Steel convicted of environmental violations

09 February 2023

Dutch Supreme Court clarifies threshold for criminal sanctions breaches

“It’s a wake-up call to companies to get their act together,” said one lawyer, after the Netherlands’ highest court ruled that an entity doesn’t need to know it’s breaking the law to commit a criminal sanctions breach.

07 February 2023

SFO wins convictions of Balli Steel executives over trade finance fraud

The Serious Fraud Office said “a record-breaking degree of international co-operation” went into the conviction of three former executives in a metals trading business.

02 February 2023

ICYMI: News developments over the holidays

A very Happy New Year from all of us at Global Investigations Review. Catch up on the news you may have missed over the holidays, including an OFAC settlement, a VimpelCom-linked fine imposed on EY in the Netherlands, and another end-of-year leniency agreement in Brazil.

03 January 2023

Dutch prosecutors investigating Rabobank over suspected AML breaches

08 December 2022

Glencore bribery sentencing delayed again

Prosecutors said they would like more time to work with Swiss authorities to resolve “issues” related to the imposition of a compliance monitorship on Glencore.

15 November 2022

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