Topic: Bribery

Sri Lanka green-lights international cooperation for anti-corruption agency

20 July 2023

Kenneth Polite set to leave DOJ by end of July

Nicole Argentieri, the current second-in-command at the Criminal Division, will replace Polite in an acting capacity, a DOJ spokesperson confirmed.

18 July 2023

Former Mozambican economics minister pleads not guilty to Tuna Bonds scheme

After a years-long tussle in South African courts, Manuel Chang has been extradited to the US and will be detained until at least October.

14 July 2023

David Last: claims that DOJ outsources investigations are “frankly absurd”

“The notion that I would rely on an outside law firm to investigate for me and I would take their word and do no other work makes no sense,” the former FCPA Unit leader told GIR.

13 July 2023

Malaysia arrests former 1MDB lawyer as hunt for Jho Low heats up

Jasmine Loo was among dozens of people targeted in a 2020 forfeiture action by the DOJ that sought to recover funds embezzled from the collapsed Malaysian development fund.

12 July 2023

French Technip settlement reveals details of African foreign bribery investigation

Settlement documents recently published by French prosecutors make clear that gas and oil companies TechnipFMC and Technip Energies have resolved all outstanding allegations of bribery in Africa.

11 July 2023

Sujit Raman: “my team is often called upon to fill the gap”

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Sujit Raman, Blockchain intelligence company TRM Labs’ chief legal officer, tells GIR about how recent enforcement actions have shaped his organisation’s approach to compliance, as well as the challenges he faces working with private practice lawyers on investigations.

10 July 2023

“Tick Tock. There’s no way out for you”: ex-Trafigura trader admits harassing former co-workers

An ex-Trafigura trader secretly messaged various former colleagues after securing a non-prosecution agreement with the Justice Department over her “manipulative trading conduct”.

06 July 2023

Former Fifa official granted compassionate release

The former second-in-command at football’s international governing body will be released from prison three and a half years early after becoming vision-impaired while incarcerated due to untreated cataracts.

05 July 2023

Former Met policeman announced as next SFO director

Nick Ephgrave led efforts to tackle “a cultural problem with disclosure” in UK policing during a long career in various forces.

05 July 2023

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