Italian prosecutors investigating state-owned oil giant Eni SpA over a Nigeria oilfield deal three years ago believe half of the $1.1 billion that Eni paid went as bribes to government officials or to intermediaries with close ties to them.… Continue Reading
Switzerland’s federal crime court accepted a plea deal Wednesday between prosecutors and Riadh Ben Aissa, SNC-Lavalin’s former head of construction, and sentenced him to time served.… Continue Reading
FCPA enforcement has waxed and waned during Eric Holder’s six-year tenure as U.S. Attorney General. But that’s not the whole picture. During the same time, global anti-corruption enforcement has picked up speed and is more robust today than ever.… Continue Reading
The SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute could become the focus for an annual debate within the compliance field about the critical issues ahead. In honor of the SCCE’s 10 years of supporting compliance officers, here are my top ten suggestions for next year’s SCCE agenda:
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We provided a number of examples in the prior post when the DOJ funded community service projects with settlement money while fully complying with the MRA. Indeed, these projects have become more common, not less, in recent years.… Continue Reading
Chinese police have captured 88 economic crime suspects who fled overseas through Operation Fox Hunt 2014 which was launched in July.
The Ministry of Public Security dispatched dozens of working teams to over 40 countries to catch fugitives wanted on charges of corruption and economic crimes, as well as to retrieve their illicit gains.… Continue Reading