Region: United States of America

Perkins Coie makes market move with Richards Kibbe hires

Perkins Coie has hired a group of white-collar defence lawyers from New York firm Richards Kibbe & Orbe.

16 December 2020

Brazilian businessmen plead guilty in US over Petrobras payments

A consultant and his son are the latest to admit to their roles in a corrupt scheme to secure business for Sargeant Marine.

15 December 2020

Congress approves awards for foreign corruption whistleblowers

US Congress has voted to introduce a whistleblower programme aimed at combatting foreign government corruption.

15 December 2020

US prosecutors defend agency theory in Venezuela bribery case

The DOJ called out a Swiss asset manager for purportedly fleeing US jurisdiction and once again defended its prosecutorial scope under the FCPA.

14 December 2020

SEC enforcement director set to leave

11 December 2020

GIR Interactive: Mexico investigating Vitol following US settlement

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Mexico is investigating Swiss commodities trading company Vitol over alleged bribery, according to the country’s top anti-corruption prosecutor.

10 December 2020

General Electric settles SEC probe over disclosure failings

US energy company General Electric has agreed to pay $200 million to end an investigation into whether it misled investors over how it reported profits in its power and insurance businesses.

10 December 2020

How to build a data-driven compliance programme

Forensic Risk Alliance’s Neil Goradia and Weil Gotshal & Manges’ Steven Tyrrell explore what an effective data-driven compliance programme should look like.

10 December 2020

How the election affects SEC examinations and enforcement

Debevoise & Plimpton partners Julie Riewe, Robert Kaplan and Jonathan Tuttle say they expect a Biden SEC to pursue an ambitious enforcement agenda that includes significant financial penalties.

10 December 2020

McKinsey to repay fees to more South African companies

10 December 2020

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