Topic: Corporate liability

Cameroon opens investigation into Glencore

20 July 2022

Brazil modifies CGU’s corporate settlement tool

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Brazil has added monitorship requirements and the possibility of tougher fines in the first update in seven years to the corporate settlement tool used by the CGU.

18 July 2022

Former JPMorgan Chase precious metals traders face spoofing trial in Chicago

Criminal case set to kick off 8 July is first to include RICO alongside spoofing charges.

07 July 2022

Counsel Watch: Kobre & Kim tapped to act for Abramovich

In the latest counsel watch, Kobre & Kim is acting for sanctioned oligarch Roman Abramovich, and Winston & Strawn is acting for Mexican state energy company Pemex.

07 July 2022

OFSI fines oilfield consultancy for Syria sanctions breaches

The UK’s civil sanctions enforcement agency has fined a UAE-based consultancy £15,000 for buying flights for an employee from a sanctioned Syrian airline.

29 June 2022

Former Ericsson executives cleared over Djibouti bribery scheme

A Swedish court acquitted four former executives at Stockholm-based telecoms company Ericsson who were accused of bribing high-ranking Djibouti officials including the country’s president to win a lucrative equipment contract.

22 June 2022

Lisa Monaco: “Sanctions should be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes

Sanctions should “be at the forefront” of corporate compliance programmes, the US deputy attorney general said in the keynote speech at GIR Live: Women in Investigations on Thursday, adding that an expanding number of industries can be affected by the problem and that a proactive approach could save companies money.

16 June 2022

FCPA chief clarifies compliance certification efforts

A new Department of Justice effort to get chief compliance officers and chief executives to sign off on compliance programmes as part of corporate resolutions is “not meant to be a gotcha game,” a senior DOJ official said on Tuesday.

14 June 2022

Tenaris to pay $78 million to SEC to resolve FCPA allegations

The business paid millions in bribes to a Brazilian official, using a shell company it controlled, according to the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

03 June 2022

DWS head resigns after raids in greenwashing probe

01 June 2022

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