Topic: Bribery

Canadian businessman gets prison for high-level bribery scheme

A DC federal judge sentenced Naeem Tyab to three years in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to pay Chadian diplomats $2 million to secure oil rights in the country for his energy startup.

07 September 2023

Malaysia seeks return of convicted former Goldman Sachs banker

Roger Ng was set to surrender to the Bureau of Prisons for 10 years on 6 September but will wait another month while the US and Malaysia work out terms on which to return him to his home country where he still faces criminal charges.

06 September 2023

SFO lawyer: “we don’t mind the revolving door”

A senior prosecutor at the UK’s Serious Fraud Office has called on private practice lawyers to come and work at the agency.

06 September 2023

Mozambique president avoids Tuna Bonds lawsuit in London

05 September 2023

PNF closed Rio Tinto-linked investigation after securing banker’s conviction

French prosecutors secured the conviction of the banker at the centre of the Guinea corruption scandal on tax evasion charges.

29 August 2023

3M to pay SEC $6.5 million for FCPA violations

The company admitted to improperly funding overseas trips for Chinese health officials to boost product sales.

28 August 2023

Supreme Court whistleblower decision may push tipoffs to other avenues

If the Supreme Court rules in favour of UBS in a landmark Sarbanes-Oxley case, white-collar whistleblowers are likely to turn to other protections against employer retaliation.

24 August 2023

SFO closes ENRC and Rio Tinto cases

The Serious Fraud Office has closed two of its longest-running and highest-profile corruption investigations.

24 August 2023

Gerrard lawyer: UK lawsuits are “a revenge play” by ENRC

A lawyer for Neil Gerrard has outlined plans to use the testimony of a Florida-based private investigator to fight various legal claims that the retired Dechert partner is facing in London.

23 August 2023

Judge shouldn’t dismiss money laundering count in Vitol trader case, prosecutors say

Brooklyn prosecutors asked a federal judge to leave in place a money laundering charge against a former Vitol trader after he claimed it duplicated allegations in a separate bribery case he faces in Texas.

22 August 2023

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