Topic: International cooperation

EPPO official: The European public prosecutor is a success story

A French magistrate who provides strategic support to prosecutors at Europe’s first transnational prosecutor’s office has explained how the body has made its mark in the EU so far and discussed its potential for future growth.

20 June 2023

Bahamian Supreme Court halts approval of SBF charges added after extradition

The Bahamian high court has granted a request by Samuel Bankman-Fried to seek judicial review over whether the country can consent to charges the DOJ added against him after extraditing the disgraced cryptocurrency CEO.

14 June 2023

The prosecutor’s office in Switzerland making a mark on the world stage

The attorney general of Geneva recorded one of the most high-profile white-collar crime convictions of recent times. Now he wants a new settlement tool to meet his prosecutors’ appetite for complex international investigations into corporate wrongdoing.

09 June 2023

Singapore opens corruption probe into domestic oil rig builder

Singapore’s anti-corruption agency is investigating Seatrium, formerly known as Sembcorp Marine, for “alleged corruption offences that occurred in Brazil”.

01 June 2023

Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems face criminal complaint in India

India’s main anti-corruption agency has filed a criminal complaint against UK engineering company Rolls-Royce and defence contractor BAE Systems over alleged corruption in the sale of fighter jets to the country over a decade ago.

30 May 2023

TI asks the Netherlands and US to reopen OPL 245 investigations

25 May 2023

German tech executives charged over export control breaches

German prosecutors have charged four ex-managing directors at Munich-based technology company FinFisher for allegedly selling restricted software to a Turkish government agency without an export license.

22 May 2023

Switzerland to send confiscated funds to Peru in decades-old corruption case

Switzerland’s highest court has ruled to send $8.5 million to Peru after the South American country identified the funds as proceeds of corruption linked to an arms deal in the 1990s.

18 May 2023

New anti-corruption directive could be transformative: EU lawyers

Lawyers in various EU countries say that the European Commission’s new proposals for an anti-corruption directive represent an ambitious proposal that could streamline enforcement across the bloc and improve cross-border cooperation on white-collar crime.

15 May 2023

Fifa bagman avoids prison for DOJ cooperation

Alejandro Burzaco, who his lawyer called “the superman of cooperators”, will not pay a fine for his role in a scheme to bribe soccer officials for lucrative broadcasting rights.

12 May 2023

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