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SFO employee referred to police in ENRC proceedings

SFO employee referred to police in ENRC proceedings

14 February 2020

The SFO has referred an unidentified employee to the police for allegedly briefing a journalist on confidential information about a bribery investigation into Kazakh mining company ENRC.

Brazil indicts former SembCorp executives for corruption

Brazil indicts former SembCorp executives for corruption

04 February 2020

Brazilian prosecutors have charged two former executives of a Singaporean rig construction company as part of a sprawling bribery investigation.

Airbus to pay $4 billion to settle bribery probes

Airbus to pay $4 billion to settle bribery probes

31 January 2020

Courts in Paris, London and France approved a €3.6 billion settlement to resolve alleged bribery and failure to prevent illicit payments by Airbus intermediaries in 16 countries.

Unaoil paid $6 million in bribes to profit from Iraq oil project, court hears

Unaoil paid $6 million in bribes to profit from Iraq oil project, court hears

23 January 2020

Former Unaoil and SBM Offshore executives corrupted a competitive tender process for $800 million in contracts that were part of an effort to resurrect Iraq’s oil industry, a prosecutor has said.

AFA guidelines should provide comfort to compliance officers

AFA guidelines should provide comfort to compliance officers

17 January 2020

Compliance officers in France should avoid prosecution for failing to detect misconduct, according to recently released advice.

Judge orders Credit Suisse to file defence in Tuna Bonds bribery lawsuit

Judge orders Credit Suisse to file defence in Tuna Bonds bribery lawsuit

14 January 2020

Failing to compel Credit Suisse to submit its defence in a $2 billion bribery litigation would mean “months and months” of delay, London’s High Court heard.

SNC-Lavalin case an “important signal” for Canada’s anti-corruption aspirations

SNC-Lavalin case an “important signal” for Canada’s anti-corruption aspirations

13 January 2020

SNC-Lavalin’s recent landmark guilty plea in a Libyan bribery scandal sends a strong message about Canada’s fight against corruption but also suggests there’s still work to do.

Daughter of ENRC founder “contemptuously” avoided section 2 notice

Daughter of ENRC founder “contemptuously” avoided section 2 notice

08 January 2020

An ENRC founder’s daughter deliberately failed to provide the full range of material requested by the SFO during a corruption investigation, a court has heard.

Former Güralp executives acquitted and company DPA revealed

Former Güralp executives acquitted and company DPA revealed

20 December 2019

The UK SFO has failed to secure a conviction in its prosecution of former executives at Güralp Systems Limited, a company it entered into a £2 million DPA with in October.

Sweden investigates Ericsson over bribery

Sweden investigates Ericsson over bribery

13 December 2019

Swedish prosecutors have said they are investigating Ericsson for possible bribery a week after the telecoms company entered into a $1 billion settlement with US authorities to resolve charges that it bribed government officials in five countries.

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