Topic: Enforcement

Asia-Pacific Overview

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The region continues to witness significant corporate investigations, substantive legal reform and aggressive enforcement. Although legislative developments and enforcement slowed down during the covid-19 pandemic as a result of the effect that it had on the operation of government departments, the general trends of the pre-covid years are continuing.

10 January 2024

Representing Individuals in Interviews:The UK Perspective

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An internal investigation is usually a fact-finding exercise, and participants in an interview may not be afforded the same protections that are available in law enforcement investigations. There is no statutory requirement for a corporate to offer an individual an opportunity to seek legal advice before or during the interview process or to fund access to a lawyer.

10 January 2024

Introduction to Volume II

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In many jurisdictions, the introduction of new offences and changes to the law of corporate criminal liability have provided enforcement authorities with increased opportunities to pursue criminal investigations and, ultimately, to prosecute corporate entities. Coupled with this has been the incentivisation of corporates to cooperate with investigations and provide information to assist authorities in pursuing culpable individuals.

10 January 2024

Argentina

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There are many legal, operative, strategic, technological, communicational and accounting challenges in cross-border investigations that arise in the initial stage and continue throughout the investigatory process.

10 January 2024

Latin America Overview

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Corporate investigations in Latin America, as in many other regions, have become increasingly common and necessary as government enforcement and social and political movements have drawn sharp attention to corporate misconduct. As a result, companies across Latin America have increasingly enhanced and developed more sophisticated compliance programmes, human resources departments and internal audit departments with a key aim of identifying, investigating and addressing misconduct – consistent with enforcement authorities’ growing expectations.

10 January 2024

Fintrac bets on AI in fight against financial crime: Reuters

09 January 2024

Chinese president stresses commitment to fight corruption, punish the “ants and flies”

09 January 2024

DOJ charges Tingo Group founder over alleged fraudulent revenues

US federal prosecutors have accused Nigerian businessman Dozy Mmobuosi for allegedly misleading investors about the value of companies in his Tingo Group.

03 January 2024

India’s top court refuses to intervene in Adani investigation

03 January 2024

French court lays out rules for human rights, environmental compliance

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A court in Paris has for the first time interpreted how companies should comply with a law requiring them to implement plans to prevent human rights and environmental abuses.

19 December 2023

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