Topic: Data sharing

Glenn Leon: data analytics in corporate compliance not about the “shiniest tool”

The head of the DOJ’s fraud section said in-house lawyers should make the most of their resources when introducing data analytics into their company’s compliance programme, and indicated that more enforcement actions and policy changes are on the horizon.

01 December 2022

Magnetics company charged for sending military drawings to China

The US Justice Department has accused Quadrant Magnetic and three of its top executives of sharing sensitive military data with a Chinese company.

10 November 2022

Google agrees resolution with DOJ over data loss

Google has signed a “first-of-its-kind” agreement with the Justice Department over the loss of responsive data while the parties litigated the reach of a 2016 search warrant.

26 October 2022

SFO’s ENRC request to proceed in Switzerland despite Gerrard revelations

Switzerland’s highest court has given Geneva prosecutors the go-ahead to send evidence requested by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office as part of its investigation into Kazakh mining company ENRC, despite objections filed over the SFO’s conduct in the case in the UK.

11 October 2022

Mixed reviews for UK government’s new Economic Crime Bill

Lawyers expressed both optimism and scepticism about the various new provisions in the UK government’s latest economic crime bill, set to give more powers to the country’s authorities and enable information sharing among businesses.

29 September 2022

Peru to receive Odebrecht bribes allegedly laundered by former president

The US will return $686,000 of illicitly obtained money to the Peruvian government after seizing the funds from former president Alejandro Celestino Toledo.

01 September 2022

New German federal financial crime agency in the works

Germany is set to create a new financial crime agency, amid criticism from a global anti-money laundering body that the country lacks coordination in its approach to investigations and enforcement of financial crime.

26 August 2022

SFO reviews pile on the pressure

UK practitioners condemned the UK’s anti-fraud watchdog for the “basic” failures described in recent reviews of the agency and say the reports provide an urgent opportunity for learning and reflection by the SFO and the government.

28 July 2022

Barclays to pay $200m in record-keeping probe

UK bank Barclays has agreed to an in-principle $200 million settlement with the SEC and the CFTC over the unauthorised use of personal messaging services by its employees.

28 July 2022

EPPO and DOJ formalise cooperation

27 July 2022

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