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Companies that self-disclose may get mitigation credit under new DOJ pilot

USA - May 11 2016 The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced an enhanced strategy for enforcement under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. One of the three…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen

Settlements in brief: SEC probe against Las Vegas Sands ends in USD 9 million settlement

USA - May 11 2016 Criminal and supervisory authorities regularly settle enforcement actions. In light of these developments, we advise companies to take appropriate…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen

Debate continues on US judges’ authority to scrutinise DPAs

USA - May 11 2016 A US court of appeals on 5 April 2016 set aside a US federal judge’s decision to reject a settlement between the Department of Justice and Fokker…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen

World Bank sanctions report: no project financing for wrongdoers

Global - May 11 2016 The World Bank’s Office of Suspension and Debarment published its second report on the Bank’s sanctions system on 15 April 2016. It shows a continued…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen

OECD discusses settlements in foreign bribery cases: best practices likely

Global, OECD - April 12 2016 The OECD hosted its first ministerial meeting on the Anti-Bribery Convention on 16 March 2016. Topics discussed included the role of negotiated…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen