Topic: Enforcement

First CLOUD Act agreement to accelerate prosecutors’ access to data, documents

Government investigators are now able to request information directly from communication service providers, including major tech companies

07 December 2022

Marshall Miller: ABB resolution shows DOJ is serious about new self-disclosure policy

ABB’s demonstration of intent to self-disclose bribery misconduct before a media report broke helped the repeat FCPA offender obtain a parent-level DPA, the principal associate deputy attorney general said.

07 December 2022

Austrac sues third casino operator in 2022

Australia’s civil anti-money laundering enforcer has started legal action against SkyCity, just a week after launching similar proceedings against another gambling business.

07 December 2022

Malta lays out AML failures at local HSBC branch

06 December 2022

Airbus export control head: diversion of parts to Russia is company’s “biggest worry”

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Speaking at a GIR Live conference in London on Thursday, Lesley Davey outlined the company’s response to sanctions on Russia following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

01 December 2022

Airbus to pay €16m in France to settle second foreign bribery probe

A French court has approved a corporate settlement between Toulouse-based aerospace company Airbus and French prosecutors to resolve an investigation into bribes paid in Libya and Kazakhstan more than 10 years ago.

01 December 2022

FCA fines Swiss bank £18m for corrupt dealings

30 November 2022

Austrac launches civil penalty proceedings against Star Entertainment

Australia’s financial watchdog has investigated the casino operator since June 2021 and identified “a multitude of issues” with Star Entertainment’s AML compliance.

30 November 2022

Lisa Osofsky: non-cooperating companies won’t get DPAs

The head of the UK’s anti-fraud office said at a conference in New York that the agency considers prosecution as the only option for companies that fail to engage during an investigation, singling out Petrofac and GPT as recent examples.

29 November 2022

OFAC fines Kraken $360k over Iran sanctions violations

In its second action targeted at a cryptocurrency exchange this year, OFAC highlighted that virtual currency companies must invest in sanctions controls that monitor account activity throughout their lifespan.

29 November 2022

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