Work Area: Corporate governance

Swiss prosecutors end probe into undocumented Fifa meetings

Featured in Investigator’s Guide to Switzerland

Swiss prosecutors have closed an investigation into Fifa president Gianni Infantino, former attorney general Michael Lauber and five other people over off-diary meetings they attended while the football organisation was being investigated for bribery.

26 October 2023

Swedish prosecutor: no place for my personal feelings in historic war crimes trial

For the first time in Swedish legal history, authorities want to hold an oil company and its executives liable for aiding and abetting war crimes. In a complicated and emotionally charged case, lead prosecutor Henrik Attorps is clear on one thing: only the facts and the law matter.

20 October 2023

Brazil’s securities regulator considers clawback provisions after fraud scandal

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

An official at Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission said that one of the country’s largest-ever fraud cases has created a “tsunami” of work at the agency, and that it is “looking into” requiring companies to introduce clawback provisions.

20 October 2023

Swedish financial authority closes Ericsson probe

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority closed an inquiry into whether the telecommunications company was required to disclose its internal investigation into misconduct in Iraq, Ericsson disclosed.

18 October 2023

Do it side-by-side: lessons from a joint US-Brazilian monitorship

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

The US monitor for Odebrecht shared his reflections on the first-ever joint monitorship between the Department of Justice and Brazilian prosecutors, and how he and his co-monitor made it work.

09 October 2023

We’ve updated our Meet the FCPA Unit database

Our database profiles every current DOJ foreign bribery prosecutor as well as alumni dating back 20 years.

04 October 2023

Need for speed “overblown” by defence bar, Polite says

As he heads to Sidley Austin, the former DOJ criminal division chief also said a report about Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco leading with a "heavy hand" echoes a criticism often directed at women in power.

03 October 2023

Novonor asks Brazil’s Supreme Court to keep Odebrecht leniency agreement intact

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Novonor, the successor company to Odebrecht, has asked a Brazilian Supreme Court justice to uphold a 2016 bribery settlement with the country’s federal prosecutors, after previously invalidating all evidence stemming from the agreement.

28 September 2023

JPMorgan reaches $75 million settlement over Epstein links

26 September 2023

SEC fines Deutsche’s US investment management arm $25 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission has fined a Deutsche Bank subsidiary in the US $25 million for anti-money laundering failings and ESG misstatements.

25 September 2023

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