Topic: Enforcement

Vale reaches $56 million settlement with SEC over dam disclosures

In a letter to the court on Tuesday, the SEC said the settlement does not include relief for two out of three April 2022 claims – those that Vale and its executives knowingly or recklessly engaged in deceptive conduct, and that they made materially false and misleading statements to investors about the safety of its dams.

29 March 2023

CFTC: Binance CCO “aided and abetted” alleged misconduct

In a civil complaint, the Commodity Futures and Exchange Commission fired shots at US crypto exchange Binance’s former head of compliance for allegedly flouting anti-money laundering and terrorist financing rules to maximise company profits.

28 March 2023

UK’s Gambling Commission levies largest-ever penalty against William Hill

The regulator said that William Hill’s social responsibility and anti-money failures had been so stark that it considered suspending the company’s licence, but didn’t as a result of its cooperation.

28 March 2023

Brazilian Sembcorp subsidiary under CGU probe

Brazil’s anti-corruption agency is investigating “alleged irregularities” at the local subsidiary of Singapore oil rig construction company SembCorp Marine.

27 March 2023

CFTC charges Binance and senior staff over “ineffective” compliance systems

27 March 2023

DOJ subpoenas Credit Suisse, UBS in Russia sanctions evasion probe: Bloomberg

27 March 2023

Kenneth Polite: Recent policy announcements not a “sea change”

In a speech on Thursday, the Criminal Division chief also highlighted a pair of past DOJ cases demonstrating what the department views as “extraordinary” cooperation with its corporate investigations.

23 March 2023

FCA announces next enforcement leaders

The UK’s financial regulator also revealed plans to streamline its legal function and shift the responsibility for international matters away from the enforcement division.

23 March 2023

All change at UK enforcement agencies as CPS leader announces departure

The former director of the SFO told GIR that the UK’s prosecution agencies require new leaders who have a clear mission and the courage to take on difficult cases.

22 March 2023

German prosecutors raid Mercedes-Benz in corruption probe

The Stuttgart public prosecutor’s office has searched the premises of German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz as part of a bribery investigation.

22 March 2023

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