Topic: Corporate liability

Investment firm to pay $375,000 for violating whistleblower protections

CBRE neither admitted nor denied allegations that it required employees to sign a release agreement stating they had not filed charges against the company in order to receive separation pay.

19 September 2023

Papua New Guinea to file charges over UBS loan case

08 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

UK MPs strike down amendments to economic crime bill

The House of Commons on Monday rejected a number of amendments to the country’s new economic crime prevention legislation.

05 September 2023

Landmark corporate war crime trial to kick off in Sweden

The trial of Lundin Energy and two executives for alleged complicity in war crimes in Sudan is set to last two-and-and-half years.

04 September 2023

Canadian lender faces DOJ probe over AML compliance

29 August 2023

Canada investigates more companies over Uyghur forced labour claims

25 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

France mulls privilege protections for in-house legal advice

French lawyers said the proposed legislation would give French companies greater protections from evidence-gathering requests sent by foreign regulators.

16 August 2023

Workplace culture cases pose enforcement challenge for the FCA

In the wake of a sexual harassment scandal at a London investment business, GIR explores the Financial Conduct Authority’s efforts to punish companies and individuals for non-financial misconduct.

31 July 2023

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