Work Area: Anti-bribery

Norwegian wealth fund: “unacceptable risk” of corruption, financial crimes at Petrofac

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has raised concerns about the compliance efforts of UK oilfield services company Petrofac, which was convicted in the UK in 2021 for failing to prevent bribery.

10 July 2023

Maltese anti-money laundering agency levies €2.2 million in fines in 2023

10 July 2023

Sujit Raman: “my team is often called upon to fill the gap”

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Sujit Raman, Blockchain intelligence company TRM Labs’ chief legal officer, tells GIR about how recent enforcement actions have shaped his organisation’s approach to compliance, as well as the challenges he faces working with private practice lawyers on investigations.

10 July 2023

Top lawyer duo splits from Allen & Overy to launch boutique white-collar firm in DC

Jonathan Lopez and Billy Jacobson, two former prosecutors in the DOJ’s fraud section, told GIR they were excited to leave behind the constraints of big law. Their departure from Allen & Overy comes as the London-headquartered firm prepares for a multi-billion dollar merger with New York’s Shearman & Sterling.

10 July 2023

G7 announces anti-corruption taskforce for Ukraine

G7 members issued a joint statement saying they are coming together to fight corruption in Ukraine with a task force.

07 July 2023

“Tick Tock. There’s no way out for you”: ex-Trafigura trader admits harassing former co-workers

An ex-Trafigura trader secretly messaged various former colleagues after securing a non-prosecution agreement with the Justice Department over her “manipulative trading conduct”.

06 July 2023

Former Fifa official granted compassionate release

The former second-in-command at football’s international governing body will be released from prison three and a half years early after becoming vision-impaired while incarcerated due to untreated cataracts.

05 July 2023

Former Met policeman announced as next SFO director

Nick Ephgrave led efforts to tackle “a cultural problem with disclosure” in UK policing during a long career in various forces.

05 July 2023

Swiss bank’s conviction overturned in 1MDB case

A Swiss court has quashed the country’s first-ever conviction of a bank for enabling money laundering.

04 July 2023

Internal investigations industry prepares for a shake-up in the Netherlands

“The whole internal investigation industry whereby the company’s own lawyer claims to conduct an impartial investigation has come to an end by this ruling,” said one lawyer.

04 July 2023

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