Topic: Corporate criminal liability

UK government commits to new failure to prevent offence

26 January 2023

SEC and DOJ set sights once more on ephemeral messaging and personal device use

The DOJ and SEC’s recent focus on ephemeral messaging means companies will have to act swiftly to avoid pitfalls related to their employees’ use of widely available messaging platforms, say Ann Sultan and Andrew Wise, members at Miller & Chevalier.

20 December 2022

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

Danske Bank to pay $2 billion for US bank fraud

The Danish bank admitted to funnelling $160 billion through US banks on behalf of non-resident customers using its Estonian branch.

13 December 2022

Lisa Osofsky: non-cooperating companies won’t get DPAs

The head of the UK’s anti-fraud office said at a conference in New York that the agency considers prosecution as the only option for companies that fail to engage during an investigation, singling out Petrofac and GPT as recent examples.

29 November 2022

EU moves forward with criminalisation of sanctions evasion

29 November 2022

DOJ seeks to credit almost half of Glencore’s bribery fine to foreign authorities

The DOJ has asked a US court to credit up to $166 million of Anglo-Swiss commodities trader Glencore's $428.5 million penalty for pleading guilty to bribing public officials in Africa and South America against related resolutions by authorities in the UK and Switzerland.

14 November 2022

Lawyers wary as Argentina closes in on first corporate criminal resolution

The jury is out on the benefits for companies that cooperate with corruption investigations in Argentina after prosecutors announced they are homing in on the country’s first corporate corruption resolution.

07 November 2022

Glencore fined £281m in UK over Africa bribery schemes

A Glencore subsidiary received the UK’s highest-ever penalty for a corporate criminal conviction after a judge found that bribery was “part of the culture” on the trader’s West Africa oil desk.

03 November 2022

Reuters: Tesla self-driving technology faces DOJ scrutiny

27 October 2022

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