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The Anticorruption Blog Blog

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DOJ Pursues More Electronic Health Records Cases

USA - June 11 2019 On May 31, 2019, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas announced a $250,000 settlement with Coffey Health System, after two whistleblowers…

Fugitive Diamantaire Faces Extradition from UK to India

India, United Kingdom - June 5 2019 A UK court recently fixed a remand hearing in the extradition case of Nirav Modi, a fugitive diamond merchant and the prime accused in a USD 2 billion…

Russian Duma Revisits Criminalization as Counter-sanction

Russia - May 24 2019 Russian Duma Revisits Criminalization as Counter-sanction The Russian Duma is considering a bill that would prohibit media communications that reveal…

OFAC Compliance Guidelines

USA - May 13 2019 Five months after Sigal Mandelker, Under Secretary of the US Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, presented five of the hallmarks of an…

New DOJ Guidance on Cooperation in False Claims Act Matters

USA - May 8 2019 This week, the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice released guidelines on cooperation credit in False Claims Act cases. The guidelines…

Anti-Corruption Guidance in Russia: What’s a Company to Do?

Russia, USA - May 6 2019 Anti-corruption has been a hot topic in Russia for some time. But recently, the Russian government has begun to take creative approaches in the fight…

DOJ Updates Guidance for Corporate Compliance Programs

USA - May 2 2019 This week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an update to its 2017 guidance on how the DOJ will evaluate the effectiveness of a company’s…

Ninth Circuit Limits Protections for FCPA Whistleblowers

USA - April 25 2019 The Ninth Circuit held that the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act do not protect whistleblowers who make internal complaints…

South Africa Publishes More About Money Laundering Vulnerabilities

South Africa - April 17 2019 As noted in a prior blog post, South Africa’s Financial Intelligence Centre (“FIC”) periodically releases financial crime typologies and case studies…

“Cum-Ex” Tax Scandal Arrives in Strasbourg and Ensnares International Law Firm

Germany - April 10 2019 It is said that the history of tax avoidance is as long as the history of tax. One of the latest tax avoidance strategies, which has seemingly…