Topic: Enforcement policy

Australia tables tougher foreign bribery law, shelves DPA proposals

Australian lawyers said the absence of a provision for deferred prosecution agreements is a “missed opportunity” for corporate enforcement.

29 June 2023

UK to loosen required bank checks for domestic PEPs

27 June 2023

A look back at GIR Live: Women in Investigations

A selection of pictures from the GIR Women in Investigations conference in London on 22 June. The event, chaired by Kathryn Atkinson of Miller & Chevalier and Katrin Ivell, the global head of financial crime prevention at UBS, featured a keynote speech by OECD anti-bribery leader Daniëlle Goudriaan.

27 June 2023

PNF prosecutor: maintaining confidentiality is a “question of credibility”

A French financial prosecutor has said that the agency cannot afford to break confidentiality guarantees placed on information companies voluntarily share during settlement negotiations.

21 June 2023

UK proposes expanding corporate criminal liability

16 June 2023

Keith Edelman named acting second-in-command of FCPA Unit

The former senior counsel to Criminal Division chief Kenneth Polite will now assist David Fuhr in leading the Fraud Section’s foreign bribery unit.

02 June 2023

Dutch prosecutors slowly turning up the heat on sanctions enforcement

“It seems like sanctions and export control are becoming greater priorities,” said one Dutch lawyer. But not everyone is convinced.

25 May 2023

DOJ’s self-disclosure policy seeing results, Polite says

The Department of Justice has seen a “shift in the frequency" of voluntary self-disclosures since rolling out policies incentivizing companies to come forwards with their misconduct.

24 May 2023

Leslie Caldwell is done with dogged lawyering

The former Criminal Division chief reflected on her career in interviews with GIR after retiring from the partnership at Latham & Watkins in late 2022.

23 May 2023

Intelligence-led and focused approach expected from new FCA enforcement leaders

London practitioners have high hopes for Therese Chambers, an FCA veteran who has been with the agency for 20 years, and Steve Smart, the current director of intelligence at the National Crime Agency, who will join in June.

23 May 2023

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