Britain’s parliament will this week consider whether to probe the transparency of oil and mining firms listed in London, an issue highlighted by corruption probes at emerging market miners which lawmakers fear have dented the stock market’s reputation.
After a chain of events that British media is prohibited from reporting due to laws protecting defendants from pre-trial publicity, Victor Dahdaleh is now to stand trial in November in London.
A prominent member of the Saudi royal family is at the heart of a US criminal probe into whether Barclays made improper payments in the kingdom, with investigators scrutinising two separate incidents linked to a son of King Abdullah.
U.K.-listed miner Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. has hired two law firms to review the conclusions of an internal investigation into whistleblower allegations conducted by law firm Dechert LLP, as ENRC is investigated over allegations of fraud and corruption.
News Corp.’s legal bills from the bribery and hacking investigations are down a third over the same period last year.
DPAs are a reality, but the details are still being hammered out.
Aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. is alleged to have used the Canadian-British businessman as a conduit for bribes to Bahraini officials.
The Serious Fraud Office says it will examine allegations of fraud and corruption in the company’s operations in Kazakhstan and Africa.
Tough enforcement is coming soon, a British insider says, citing a law making its way through Parliament.
Patrick Rappo, who was co-head of anti-corruption enforcement at the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office, is now a partner in the firm’s London office.
Two years after he took on an internal probe for the company, Dechert’s Neil Gerrard is discharged as outside counsel by ENRC, the FTSE 100 miner.
Two cooperating defendants at the California valve company Control Components Inc. were shown comparative leniency today as a federal judge imposed sentences of three years’ probation and three month’s home confinement for their roles in the company’s widespread foreign bribery.
Richard Morlok, the company’s former finance director, was also ordered to pay a $5,000 fine and [...]
Former SFO Director Richard Alderman is subjected to pitiless hammering in Parliament for his handling of bonuses for the agency’s staff.
CCI’s Former Finance Director Richard Morlok was an early whistleblower who made the government’s entire case possible, defense lawyers say.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.