Topic: Statute of limitations

Brazil to vote on retroactive application of administrative misconduct law

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Brazil’s highest court is considering the retroactivity of two main aspects of the country’s Administrative Improbity Act used to establish civil liability against companies and public officials in bribery or public corruption cases.

12 August 2022

US Senate committee considers legislative proposals to strengthen DOJ's ability to seize Russian oligarch assets

The director of the US government unit tasked with holding Russian oligarchs accountable for sanctions violations and other crimes asked members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee to back legislation that would increase the statute of limitations on foreign offences, among other things.

20 July 2022

Ex-Braskem CEO sentenced to 20 months

A Brooklyn federal judge sentenced the former CEO for participating in a foreign bribery scheme at Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem. His defence team had previously raised concerns about whether the case was time-barred.

12 October 2021

Swedish Ericsson probe closing in on former employees

Sweden is investigating alleged bribery by former Ericsson employees in Djibouti and two other countries, a local prosecutor told GIR in an interview.

12 May 2021

Former Braskem CEO pleads guilty in Brazilian corruption case

His lawyers had previously argued that the conduct was time-barred and lacked any meaningful connection to the US.

15 April 2021

Former Braskem CEO set for plea hearing in corruption case

The development signals a likely resolution to the DOJ’s foreign bribery case against José Carlos Grubisich.

31 March 2021

Prosecution of German football execs expires in Fifa bribery case

26 February 2021

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