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Brazil’s proposed compliance certification law deemed inadequate

Brazil’s proposed compliance certification law deemed inadequate

17 June 2020

A Brazilian draft bill seeking to introduce an obligatory certification for corporate compliance programmes is too vague to be effective, according to experts.

Coronavirus reveals shortcomings in Peru’s prosecutorial system

Coronavirus reveals shortcomings in Peru’s prosecutorial system

16 April 2020

Peruvian lawyers hope prosecutors will be able to conduct investigations more efficiently after being forced to work remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

AFA awaits results of enquiry by independent auditor

AFA awaits results of enquiry by independent auditor

08 April 2020

France’s Court of Auditors has conducted a review of the country’s anti-corruption agency to establish if it’s making effective use of public funds.

Dutch bar unfazed by justice minister's “unusual” contact with Shell prosecutors

Dutch bar unfazed by justice minister's “unusual” contact with Shell prosecutors

18 February 2020

Dutch lawyers seem relaxed about recent revelations that the local justice minister and public prosecutors have been in frequent contact about a bribery investigation into Shell.

France right to fear US threat after Hoskins conviction

France right to fear US threat after Hoskins conviction

27 January 2020

French lawyers have expressed further concern about the US’s foreign bribery enforcement following the conviction of a Paris-based executive for bribery in Indonesia.

ENRC denies harassing Dechert white-collar head

ENRC denies harassing Dechert white-collar head

23 January 2020

ENRC has said a spying operation focused on its former lawyer was a legitimate probe into “extremely serious wrongdoing”.

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.

Namibian bribery scandal far bigger than leaked emails suggest, says whistleblower

Namibian bribery scandal far bigger than leaked emails suggest, says whistleblower

18 December 2019

The man who blew the whistle on alleged corruption at Iceland’s biggest fisheries company has said that bribery payments may have doubled after he left the organisation.

Australia rejigs proposed DPA structure

Australia rejigs proposed DPA structure

05 December 2019

Australia has changed a provision in its proposed deferred prosecution agreements model, which has been under consideration for two years.

Large NCA settlement hints at increasing use of asset-freezing powers

Large NCA settlement hints at increasing use of asset-freezing powers

04 December 2019

The UK NCA securing £190 million from a Pakistani property mogul could be a template for how the agency will use asset-freezing orders in the future, lawyers have said.

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