Topic: Enforcement

Crypto trading company to pay penalty, surrender licence for compliance failures

15 January 2024

China arrests ex-head of state-run bank for alleged corruption

15 January 2024

Brazil prosecutors seek to revive Michel Temer bribery case

15 January 2024

eBay reaches $3 million DPA for putting US couple “through pure hell”

The US Justice Department accused eBay of “absolutely horrific, criminal conduct” in a targeted campaign to silence the publishers of an online newsletter.

12 January 2024

SAP resolves foreign bribery probe in South Africa

In the absence of a DPA mechanism, South African prosecutors said they have developed a “Corporate Alternative Dispute Resolution policy directive” for resolving corporate investigations in the country.

11 January 2024

Singapore considers expanding financial regulator’s investigative powers

Singapore’s parliament is considering a bill that would give the country’s financial regulator wider investigative powers and facilitate greater cross-agency evidence sharing.

11 January 2024

US company to pay record $1.7bn civil penalty for emissions cheating engines

11 January 2024

Fifth Circuit walks back judge’s rebuke of so-called “bad faith” prosecutors

The appeals court affirmed the decision to dismiss the PDVSA-linked corruption case because the 70-day clock under the Speedy Trial Act had expired, however.

10 January 2024

Hong Kong

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

It is common practice for an internal investigation to begin with the drafting of an investigation plan detailing the objectives, scope, roles and responsibilities for the investigation.

10 January 2024

Sanctions: The US Perspective

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

The United States imposes economic and trade sanctions on individuals, entities and jurisdictions based on US foreign policy and national security goals. Both federal and state regulators may pursue enforcement actions for the same conduct simultaneously, potentially leading to multiple related investigations by several entities. Both direct and indirect activities involving governments or persons that are the subject of targeted sanctions can give rise to violations of US sanctions laws.

10 January 2024

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