Region: United States of America

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

Former CFTC enforcement director joins Sullivan & Cromwell

James McDonald, who reshaped the CFTC’s enforcement division, has joined Sullivan & Cromwell as a partner in the firm’s litigation practice.

09 December 2020

Biden administration to review Treasury’s sanctions operations

09 December 2020

Federal court approves Fraud Section’s privilege review process

The ruling is an important development for the Fraud Section’s new privilege unit.

08 December 2020

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