Work Area: Corporate governance

Most companies only have basic compliance data analytics, survey says

Only 69% of respondent companies had a “basic or developing” strategy for the growing field of technology, according to a survey of 201 top businesspeople published by KPMG and White & Case.

14 June 2023

Brazilian local government reaches first foreign bribery settlement

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Lawyers said the “unprecedented” leniency agreement between the municipality of São Paulo and a Swiss healthcare company paves the way for other local governments to follow suit.

08 June 2023

Leslie Caldwell is done with dogged lawyering

The former Criminal Division chief reflected on her career in interviews with GIR after retiring from the partnership at Latham & Watkins in late 2022.

23 May 2023

California cosmetics company to pay $3.3 million for “egregious” US sanctions breaches

OFAC also struck a rare individual settlement with a former senior executive at the Unilever-owned company over their role in the alleged violations of Iranian sanctions.

18 May 2023

BP subsidiary to pay $40 million for environmental breaches

18 May 2023

SEC, CFTC bring new cases for “widespread use” of unauthorised messaging platforms

The agencies’ settlements with HSBC and Scotiabank come some eight months after a $1.8 billion group resolution with 11 other financial institutions over record-keeping failures.

11 May 2023

Former Audi CEO to plead guilty in diesel emissions scandal

04 May 2023

Staley: JPMorgan cannot treat me as a “public relations shield”

Jes Staley says his former employer is “seeking to change the narrative and deflect blame” by pinning its business relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein on him.

25 April 2023

Fine against former bank exec puts senior managers regime under scrutiny

The Bank of England’s regulatory arm’s second-ever fine, against a senior manager at TSB Bank, has put the senior managers and certification regime as an enforcement tool under the microscope, lawyers say.

24 April 2023

AML whistleblowing reports to FCA drop 72% in five years to 2021-2022

New data shows that the number of anti-money laundering whistleblowing reports received by the Financial Conduct Authority dropped to single-digit numbers in the 2021-2022 financial year.

18 April 2023

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