Work Area: Corporate governance

British American Tobacco charged in Italy for failing to prevent corruption

The Italian subsidiary of British American Tobacco is facing administrative charges in Florence, northern Italy, for allegedly failing to stop its employees from participating in corruption.

26 July 2023

American Express settles sales practices probe with US banking regulator

25 July 2023

ASIC starts second court case against investment fund over greenwashing

25 July 2023

McDonald’s creates investigations unit in UK following sexual harassment claims

24 July 2023

Brazil’s attorney general recovers $150m from leniency agreements in first half of 2023

21 July 2023

US banking group criticises usage limits on beneficial ownership registry

An American Bankers Association representative said that the restrictions FinCEN wants to place on banks using beneficial ownership information could render the forthcoming corporate register “useless”.

19 July 2023

UK to boost civil enforcement powers for environment regulators

13 July 2023

Nike, mining company face human rights investigations in Canada

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A Canadian corporate ethics body has opened investigations into the local subsidiary of US sportswear company Nike and gold miner Dynasty Gold over allegations of forced labour in China.

12 July 2023

Court confirms Crown Resorts $300 million AML settlement

A judge at the Federal Court of Australia approved a settlement between the country’s financial intelligence unit and casino operator Crown Resorts Group over “longstanding and egregious” anti-money laundering failings at its Perth and Melbourne casinos.

11 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

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