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Peru’s congressional corruption investigation labelled overambitious

Peru’s congressional corruption investigation labelled overambitious

18 September 2020

A new congressional committee set up in Peru to investigate potential corruption in the construction sector has not been given a realistic time frame and risks jeopardising prosecutorial probes, according to local experts.

Australia seizes assets in Malaysian bribery case

Australia seizes assets in Malaysian bribery case

04 September 2020

Australian authorities have confiscated over a million dollars in assets from a businessman over an alleged scheme to bribe Malaysian government officials.

SFO charges Airbus GPT and individuals in Saudi bribery case

SFO charges Airbus GPT and individuals in Saudi bribery case

30 July 2020

The former British army officer who blew the whistle on the alleged bribery almost a decade ago said: “I am very pleased we have crossed the start line.”

Goldman Sachs settles with Malaysia over 1MDB

Goldman Sachs settles with Malaysia over 1MDB

24 July 2020

US bank Goldman Sachs has reached a $3.9 billion settlement with the Malaysian government over its role in the 1MDB affair.

Brazil's use of settlement funds to fight covid-19 pandemic in limbo

Brazil's use of settlement funds to fight covid-19 pandemic in limbo

15 July 2020

Brazil’s Supreme Court is set to decide whether the country can continue to put money received from corporate settlements towards combating the coronavirus.

French bar adopts internal investigations guidelines

French bar adopts internal investigations guidelines

07 July 2020

Lawyers say that recent guidance on internal investigations approved by France’s National Bar Council illustrates the modernisation of the country’s anti-corruption system.

Counsel Watch: Ghislaine Maxwell, Novartis, Wirecard and more

Counsel Watch: Ghislaine Maxwell, Novartis, Wirecard and more

06 July 2020

In the latest counsel watch, UK socialite Ghislaine Maxwell hires Cohen & Gresser to defend her against allegations of grooming and perjury, and a multitude of firms advised Swiss pharma company Novartis as it resolved allegations of bribery and fraud in Greece and the US.

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

01 July 2020

Experts warn that changes to Honduras’ penal code have turned back the clock on its enforcement against economic crime.

Brazil charges Dutch construction company execs in Operation Car Wash probe

Brazil charges Dutch construction company execs in Operation Car Wash probe

24 June 2020

Brazilian authorities have filed a criminal complaint against two former executives of a Dutch construction company over alleged bribes paid to officials at Transpetro, a subsidiary of state-owned oil company Petrobras.

Brazil's MPF accuses J&F of violating leniency agreement

Brazil's MPF accuses J&F of violating leniency agreement

24 June 2020

Brazilian authorities say J&F Investimentos, which owns meatpacking company JBS, has committed violations that could invalidate the terms of a $3.18 billion leniency agreement.

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