Topic: Due diligence

NatWest to claw back bonuses in the wake of £270m AML fine

23 February 2024

Australian regulator launches new review of Star’s Sydney casino

20 February 2024

US-listed Chinese delivery company investigates “suspicious practices”

Chinese on-demand retail and delivery company Dada Nexus is hiring external lawyers to investigate “suspicious practices” that may have caused the business to overstate its turnover in 2023.

10 January 2024

Ericsson looks to bulk up compliance department

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Ericsson’s head of compliance for global affairs will be expected to “stimulate, enhance and evolve” the company’s ethics and compliance programme as the leader of a newly-formed unit.

10 January 2024

Directors’ Duties: The US Perspective

Featured in The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations - Edition 8

As companies face new and unforeseen challenges to their business – including those resulting from a global pandemic, supply chain issues, and unpredictable economic and market forces – directors must continue to proactively address these challenges when navigating their fiduciary duties. Not doing so would risk mounting litigation and regulatory exposure.

10 January 2024

US enforcement officials urged to curb machine tool shipments to Russia

A Ukrainian NGO has met with senior enforcement officials in the justice and commerce departments to encourage them to disrupt Russia’s access to high-tech machine tools produced by companies in the West and allied countries.

21 December 2023

EU agrees on environmental, human rights rules for companies

15 December 2023

Braemar may have braved storm surrounding historic transactions

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Nearly six months after Braemar suspended its shares while looking into a problematic payment from a decade ago, lawyers said the Scottish shipping company doesn’t appear to be bracing for an external investigation.

14 December 2023

UK government announces new trade sanctions enforcement agency

Featured in Investigator's Guide to the UK

Sanctions practitioners welcomed the new Office of Trade Sanctions Implementation and hope it will help bring transparency to a complicated and opaque enforcement system.

11 December 2023

Nasdaq to pay $4m in OFAC settlement

The US civil sanctions agency said that the Nasdaq case highlights the importance of implementing compliance procedures in newly acquired businesses, “routine” assessments of non-US subsidiaries’ awareness of applicable sanctions and the timely remediation of compliance deficiencies.

11 December 2023

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