Topic: Enforcement policy

UK MPs strike down amendments to economic crime bill

The House of Commons on Monday rejected a number of amendments to the country’s new economic crime prevention legislation.

05 September 2023

CGU official: international cooperation and better corporate engagement are priorities

“The CGU’s actions must be strong enough to create the fear of punishment,” the agency’s anti-corruption leader told GIR. “But the agency must also be collaborative, and make sure that cooperating with the CGU is a process that will leave the company better off than what it was.”

18 August 2023

CFTC commissioners push for action following personal messaging fines

“Change can only happen if the bank’s C-suite establishes a culture of compliance over evasion. It is far past time for the C-suite to step up,” Christy Romero said as the CFTC announced its latest round of penalties over financial institutions’ failures to comply with record-keeping requirements.

09 August 2023

Ex-Allianz exec loses bid to have US fraud charges dismissed

A US court has ruled that a former Allianz executive who accused prosecutors of turning his ex-employer’s lawyers against him must face trial.

07 August 2023

Ex-OLAF official chosen as new AFA head

Isabelle Jégouzo, a former senior official at Europe’s anti-fraud office, is the new head of France’s anti-corruption agency.

01 August 2023

Workplace culture cases pose enforcement challenge for the FCA

In the wake of a sexual harassment scandal at a London investment business, GIR explores the Financial Conduct Authority’s efforts to punish companies and individuals for non-financial misconduct.

31 July 2023

DOJ didn’t direct Cognizant interviews, judge finds

The New Jersey federal judge also denied a motion by two former executives accused of bribery to compel the government to search more of the company’s files for exculpatory material.

24 July 2023

Brazil’s attorney general recovers $150m from leniency agreements in first half of 2023

21 July 2023

KleptoCapture chief leaves for Manhattan US attorney’s office

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Andrew Adams will step down from a task force targeting Russian oligarchs as he heads back to the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

20 July 2023

UK to boost civil enforcement powers for environment regulators

13 July 2023

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