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“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.

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.

Pressure mounts on Canadian government as SNC-Lavalin evidence goes public

Pressure mounts on Canadian government as SNC-Lavalin evidence goes public

01 April 2019

Canada’s House of Commons justice committee has publicly released a package of evidence submitted by the former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould as part of the ongoing inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin scandal.

Germany launches probe into ThyssenKrupp scandal as scrutiny in Israel grows

Germany launches probe into ThyssenKrupp scandal as scrutiny in Israel grows

28 March 2019

Prosecutors in Bochum have launched an investigation into German engineering company ThyssenKrupp’s $2.3 billion deal to supply Israel with submarines.

Telia pays US$208.5 million in disgorgement to the Netherlands

Telia pays US$208.5 million in disgorgement to the Netherlands

19 March 2019

The Netherlands has collected Sweden’s share of a 2017 trilateral bribery settlement with telecommunications company Telia after the country failed to meet conditions to accept the funds by the agreed deadline.

UK House of Lords urges government to “delay no more” on corporate criminal liability reform

UK House of Lords urges government to “delay no more” on corporate criminal liability reform

14 March 2019

The House of Lords Bribery Act committee has also recommended Scotland to strongly consider introducing DPAs.

Hempel settlement suggests US hub for cross-border investigation is “no longer needed”

Hempel settlement suggests US hub for cross-border investigation is “no longer needed”

11 March 2019

Danish coatings supplier Hempel’s 220 million Danish kroner settlement with authorities in Denmark and Germany to resolve allegations of bribery across Europe and Asia is a great step towards more non-US-led international investigations, lawyers say.

Swedish share of Telia settlement “still on the table”, chief prosecutor says

Swedish share of Telia settlement “still on the table”, chief prosecutor says

08 March 2019

Sweden may still be able to collect its $208.5 million share of Telia’s September 2017 trilateral settlement following an appeal against the acquittal of the telecommunication company’s ex-CEO and two former executives.

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