Region: North America

US Democrats introduce DOJ corporate crime database bill

The legislation’s sponsors sent a letter to US attorney general in October urging him to create the database

30 November 2022

A look back at the GIR Awards 2022

View the photos of GIR’s 8th annual awards ceremony, held at the Four Seasons in Washington, DC on 17 November in aid of the Swawou School for girls in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

29 November 2022

OFAC fines Kraken $360k over Iran sanctions violations

In its second action targeted at a cryptocurrency exchange this year, OFAC highlighted that virtual currency companies must invest in sanctions controls that monitor account activity throughout their lifespan.

29 November 2022

WSJ: ABB close to settlement over South African bribery allegations

28 November 2022

Turkish government calls out “demeaning” Halkbank prosecution

The Turkish government said the DOJ’s prosecution of Halkbank has strained political ties between the two countries, describing the US criminal case as “a demeaning move against Türkiye’s dignity”.

25 November 2022

GIR Live: US sanctions compliance needs to take a global perspective

Panellists at GIR’s recent sanctions and anti-money laundering conference delved into the challenges presented by various sanctions regimes and discussed how and why companies seem more willing to do business in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion.

24 November 2022

SEC fines Goldman Sachs over ESG research failures

The SEC accused Goldman Sachs Asset Management of “policies and procedures failings” in its ESG research team, as well as document storage errors that delayed the regulator’s investigation.

23 November 2022

GIR Live: OFAC reviewing enforcement guidelines

The associate director of compliance and enforcement at the US Treasury Department’s office of foreign assets control said that his office is seeking public input on potential changes to enforcement guidelines from 2009.

22 November 2022

DOJ: cooperators in case against Bolivian official should get reduced sentences

The individuals pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme with Bolivia’s former minister of government Arturo Carlos Murillo Prijic, and continued to cooperate in the US case against him.

21 November 2022

Acquitted former Deutsche trader sues bank

Matthew Connolly, whose Libor conviction was overturned in January, says Deutsche Bank made him the “fall guy” and is asking for more than $150 million in damages.

18 November 2022

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