Work Area: Monitorships

DOJ official clarifies difference between "immediate" and "timely" self-disclosure

The head of the Fraud Section’s corporate enforcement, compliance, & policy unit also said companies should “embrace” independent monitorships to avoid potential extensions.

24 March 2023

US export violations to cost 3D printing company $25 million

A US printing business has reached civil settlements with three US agencies for exporting sensitive military and aerospace data to China and Germany without the required licences.

01 March 2023

FCPA Docket: US authorities probe Stanley Black & Decker

The DOJ and SEC are looking into potential FCPA violations by US power tool maker Stanley Black & Decker, Ericsson is looking for a new chief compliance officer, and an advertising company accused of misconduct in China has reported it is continuing its settlement negotiations with US authorities.

28 February 2023

Now live: the GIR 100

The latest edition of the GIR 100 – profiling the best firms to turn to in the lifecycle of an international investigation – is now online.

16 February 2023

Glencore monitors chosen

Two US nationals, supported by two Swiss lawyers, will oversee the commodities trader’s compliance obligations stemming from its 2022 foreign bribery and market manipulation plea agreements in the US.

13 February 2023

Former pilot alleges “ongoing criminal wrongdoing” at Boeing

13 February 2023

Zuckerman Spaeder partner lands NatWest monitorship

A Washington, DC-based lawyer at Zuckerman Spaeder will monitor a subsidiary of UK bank NatWest after it pleaded guilty in 2021 over its role in two spoofing schemes.

19 January 2023

DOJ offers declinations to recidivist companies

A top DOJ official announced a number of revisions to the agency's corporate enforcement policy that could grant bigger fine reductions or declinations to companies with cases containing aggravating factors if they self-report misconduct and cooperate with investigations.

17 January 2023

Coinbase enters $100m US settlement over AML failures

The New York state financial regulator said the breaches were so serious that it took the “extraordinary step” of appointing an independent monitor while its investigation was ongoing.

04 January 2023

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

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