Topic: Corporate liability

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

Boeing defends not guilty plea at DPA hearing

03 February 2023

Lefosse recruits MPF prosecutor with international profile

The former deputy head of international cooperation at Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Service told GIR that companies should keep pressing prosecutors for clarity and consistency in their decisions.

02 February 2023

Boeing victims claim company violated DPA with recent not guilty plea

02 February 2023

First OFSI report on unpunished breaches to come soon

OFSI recently gained powers to disclose details of apparent financial sanctions violations in cases that don’t attract a fine.

01 February 2023

European gambling business investigates AML failings in the Middle East

Gibraltar-based betting company 888 announced the immediate departure of its CEO on the same day it revealed breaches of anti-money laundering “best practices”.

30 January 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

US senators introduce AML legislation focused on crypto industry

15 December 2022

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