Since the start of 2018, six companies have reported new overseas bribery investigations, according to FCPA Tracker.
Dr. Aaron Westrick (Image courtesy of LinkedIn)An active-duty deputy sheriff for Charlevoix Country, Michigan with a Ph.D. from Wayne State University will collect nearly $6 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement, the Justice Department said.
The UK Serious Fraud Office Thursday won recovery of £4.4 million ($6.2 million) from two Chad diplomats who took bribes from a Canada oil company in the United States and Canada.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged Wednesday with corruption and taking illegal campaign contributions from the Libyan government.
Image courtesy of The Parkovy Convention and Exhibition Center As if to prove my point that open/public company ownership registers are only as good as the information declared and recorded, news broke last month that a UK office block was home to more than 100 potentially shady companies listed there.
The release of TRACE’s Global Enforcement Report 2017 (GER) gives us a chance to reflect on large-scale trends in anti-bribery enforcement.
At least 20 countries are selling residence and citizenship under so-called Golden Visa programs, according to Transparency International.
Alexander Nix (Courtesy of Cambridge Analytica via Youtube)The top executive of a data firm was secretly filmed pitching bribery and honey pots to an undercover journalist posing as a Sri Lankan political operative during a dinner in London.
Despite the UK’s rhetoric about wanting a “world leading reputation for integrity” as a financial center, it has never prosecuted a single company or bank for money laundering.
The Securities and Exchange Commission made its biggest-ever whistleblower award Monday. It gave one person more than $33 million, and in the same case split nearly $50 million between two others.
Image courtesy of Innogy Solutions Inc.The World Bank Monday announced the debarment of a consulting company and its president for using secret inside information to win a bid, and failing to disclose a conflict of interest on another bid.
Image courtesy of FacebookThe New York Times asked who's sitting near the big bosses at Google and Facebook. It turned out the best seats are now occupied by teams working on artificial intelligence.
When consulting services are related to the FCPA, AML, ATF or KYC compliance, the potential for litigation is amplified. And while many compliance consultants purchase professional liability (errors & omissions) insurance, securing a properly structured policy is challenging.
The law firm whose leaked files became known as the Panama Papers said it will shut down at the end of this month.
A former Siemens AG executive pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to pay tens of millions of dollars in bribes to Argentine government officials for a $1 billion contract to create national identity cards.
The Trump administration Thursday sanctioned five entities and 19 individuals for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and for cyberattacks.
The first contested “failure to prevent” case, in which a company sought to rely on having adequate procedures in place, concluded with a small British refurbishment company being found guilty.
Murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak (credit Aktuality.sk)A 27-year-old Slovak reporter and his fiancée were murdered in their home in late February. It looked like a professional hit.
The George Washington University Law School is hosting a one-day conference called Combating Impunity: Targeting Kleptocrats and their Assets.