Topic: Corporate criminal liability

Threat of individual criminal liability in Ireland grows

Lawyers in Ireland are divided about new laws that include a lower bar for prosecuting individuals in white-collar cases.

03 April 2023

DOJ official clarifies difference between "immediate" and "timely" self-disclosure

The head of the Fraud Section’s corporate enforcement, compliance, & policy unit also said companies should “embrace” independent monitorships to avoid potential extensions.

24 March 2023

US attorneys announce new ‘nationwide’ policy on voluntary self-disclosure

Officials said the new policy should reassure companies that they will receive the same treatment for coming forward with wrongdoing no matter which US attorney they’re dealing with.

22 February 2023

Former pilot alleges “ongoing criminal wrongdoing” at Boeing

13 February 2023

Dutch Supreme Court clarifies threshold for criminal sanctions breaches

“It’s a wake-up call to companies to get their act together,” said one lawyer, after the Netherlands’ highest court ruled that an entity doesn’t need to know it’s breaking the law to commit a criminal sanctions breach.

07 February 2023

NCA eyes supply chain investigations

A London court has laid out a roadmap for law enforcement agencies to hold businesses in the UK responsible for crimes that occur in their overseas supply chains, lawyers say.

03 February 2023

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

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