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DOJ/SEC FCPA Settlement Targets Hiring Practices Used as Bribes

United Kingdom, USA - July 16 2018 On July 5, 2018, the SEC and the Department of Justice announced that a large financial institution, has agreed to pay nearly $76 million to settle…

Oran Gelb, David Père, Kristin Robinson, Mark A. Srere, Cécile Terret.

What enforcement tools are in the armoury of prosecutors in the US, UK and France?

France, United Kingdom, USA - April 13 2018 Deferred prosecution agreements have been widely used by US prosecutors since the early 2000s. Prosecutors in the UK and France only obtained this…

Constantin Achillas, Oran Gelb, David Père, Mark A. Srere.

Unexplained Wealth Orders

United Kingdom - March 23 2018 UK law enforcement agencies may now obtain unexplained wealth orders and supporting interim freezing orders when they have reasonable grounds to…

Naomi Miles, Clare Reeve.

Implementing strong corporate compliance programs - necessity rather than nicety?

European Union, United Kingdom - March 5 2018 No matter the industry, maintaining effective corporate compliance programs has never been a more essential part of operations to address the…

Constantin Achillas, Oran Gelb, Samantha Paul, David Père, Mark A. Srere.

Facilitation of tax evasion corporate criminal offences go live date

United Kingdom - July 12 2017 The new corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion will come into force on 30 September 2017. This is as a…

Kate Ison, Rebecca Wardle.