Topic: Bribery

Switzerland to send confiscated funds to Peru in decades-old corruption case

Switzerland’s highest court has ruled to send $8.5 million to Peru after the South American country identified the funds as proceeds of corruption linked to an arms deal in the 1990s.

18 May 2023

Former NGO head gets a year in prison for bribing Marshallese officials

Cary Yan got credit for the 30 months he spent in custody after being arrested for bribing officials in the Marshall Islands.

17 May 2023

PNF announces corruption settlements with three companies

A Paris court has approved corporate settlements with a French waste company accused of “influence peddling” on a landfill project and two construction businesses for allegedly bribing public officials.

17 May 2023

Former Ecuador minister arrested on suspicion of bribery

16 May 2023

Ex-Petrobras official appeals against £7 million forfeiture order

A former engineer at Brazilian state energy company Petrobras convicted in Brazil of laundering bribes for construction group Odebrecht is challenging a court order that allows the Serious Fraud Office to seize £7.3 million held in his UK bank account.

15 May 2023

Peru prosecutors request 35 years in jail for ex-president over Odebrecht bribes

15 May 2023

Fifa bagman avoids prison for DOJ cooperation

Alejandro Burzaco, who his lawyer called “the superman of cooperators”, will not pay a fine for his role in a scheme to bribe soccer officials for lucrative broadcasting rights.

12 May 2023

Medical device maker cooperating with SEC, Massachussets US attorney FCPA investigations

Boston Scientific also received a subpoena from the Department of Justice.

05 May 2023

Canadian court clarifies threshold for foreign bribery convictions

A recent acquittal of a Canadian national accused of bribing a foreign public official has confirmed the minimum standard for convictions under the country’s anti-bribery legislation.

05 May 2023

1MDB discontinues JPMorgan suit

The sovereign wealth fund asked a Kuala Lumpur court for permission to refile its claim in the future, according to an SEC filing.

04 May 2023

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