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Brazilian prosecutors highlight coordination in fractured TechnipFMC settlement

Brazilian prosecutors highlight coordination in fractured TechnipFMC settlement

26 June 2019

Brazil’s three major enforcement agencies have achieved a long-awaited coordinated resolution with US prosecutors on TechnipFMC’s $301 million foreign bribery settlement.

Swiss parliament amends controversial settlement tool

Swiss parliament amends controversial settlement tool

20 June 2019

Swiss lawyers have expressed their disappointment at revisions to the country’s criminal procedure that will make it harder for prosecutors to offer settlements to foreign companies.

Swiss AG barred from Fifa investigation

Swiss AG barred from Fifa investigation

19 June 2019

A court in Bellinzona has ordered the Swiss attorney general, Michael Lauber, a prosecutor, and a former chief prosecutor to be recused from the Fifa investigation.

“Hatchet job” emails sent in name of former Sarclad executive, court hears

“Hatchet job” emails sent in name of former Sarclad executive, court hears

18 June 2019

A former executive of technology company Sarclad has said that certain emails sent in his name regarding contracts looked “strange” and could not have been written by him.

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

31 May 2019

Research recently published shows which Latin American countries have been proactive and which have lagged behind in tackling corruption tied to Odebrecht after the company resolved a foreign bribery scandal in 2016.

Sarclad’s Chinese agent “wasn’t trusted”, court told

Sarclad’s Chinese agent “wasn’t trusted”, court told

24 May 2019

The company managing director also described a former sales manager on trial for alleged bribery as “a good bloke and a hardworking salesman” while giving evidence in front of a jury at Southwark Crown Court on Friday.

Braskem's Brazilian compliance monitor finds new firm

Braskem's Brazilian compliance monitor finds new firm

10 May 2019

Isabel Franco, who has served as a compliance monitor for Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem, has joined Azevedo Sette Advogados from fellow Brazilian firm Koury Lopes Advogados.

People News: Trump taps CFIUS chair for newly-created role

People News: Trump taps CFIUS chair for newly-created role

02 May 2019

In the latest people news round-up, US President Donald Trump nominates the first-ever assistant secretary for investment security and the legal adviser to the US Department of State on foreign policy joins Facebook.

Architect of UK DPAs moves to 4 Pump Court

Architect of UK DPAs moves to 4 Pump Court

01 May 2019

Lord Garnier QC, who helped introduce deferred prosecution agreements in the UK, has moved to a barristers’ chambers with expertise in commercial law, weeks before his old chambers is set to be dissolved.

Former Peru president has “strong case” for appeal in Odebrecht probe

Former Peru president has “strong case” for appeal in Odebrecht probe

26 April 2019

As Peru’s ex-president appeals against his pre-trial detention, lawyers say prosecutors have failed to justify why he should be jailed for up to three years.

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