Topic: Remediation

Lawyers wary as Argentina closes in on first corporate criminal resolution

The jury is out on the benefits for companies that cooperate with corruption investigations in Argentina after prosecutors announced they are homing in on the country’s first corporate corruption resolution.

07 November 2022

FCPA Docket: Glencore argues for steeper discount on FCPA fine

Glencore said it should have gotten an extra 10 percent discount off of the fine in the DOJ's FCPA case; the DOJ said a Hawaiian political fundraiser should get 30 months in prison and forfeit $3 million in a case tied to 1MDB; US Congressional Democrats sent a letter to the DOJ asking for more data on corporate crime and an ex-RBS employee asked the US Supreme Court to review the SEC’s denial of his whistleblower award application.

21 October 2022

Citi fined over UK market abuse detection breaches

19 August 2022

Swiss authorities trigger rarely-used forfeiture mechanism to target Ukrainian funds

One lawyer said Swiss authorities are utilising a “shortcut” to circumvent the country’s normal rules on assisting foreign prosecutors in reclaiming embezzled state funds.

27 May 2022

SNC-Lavalin agrees to monitor in bridge contract corruption case

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Canada

A Canadian court has appointed a corporate monitor as part of the country’s first DPA-style corporate resolution.

13 May 2022

OFAC slashes S&P Russian sanctions settlement bill, citing enhanced compliance

Featured in In-house

The business intelligence company faced a penalty of over $1 million after OFAC alleged finance staff doctored invoices to a Russian state energy company to try to skirt US sanctions.

04 April 2022

DOJ looks to address Boeing DPA concerns

The US attorney general’s plans to meet with the families of crash victims demonstrate how seriously the Justice Department is taking their attack on Boeing’s DPA.

24 January 2022

Petrobras compliance chief: “We have finally turned the page”

The Brazilian state oil company’s three-year non-prosecution agreement with the DOJ over FCPA violations has ended, bringing to a close a case that started in 2014.

04 October 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable

OFAC and OFSI officials join sanctions and export control practitioners in Washington, DC and London in a wide-ranging conversation on sanctions implementation, licensing, investigations, enforcement and more.

24 September 2021

GIR sanctions roundtable transcript: Part I

The conversation focuses on US/UK priorities in the sanctions landscape; how the jurisdictions approach sanctions and licensing; and private sector views on tensions between commercial and compliance risks.

10 September 2021

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