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Reflecting On Unauthorised Wealth Orders: Considerations For Mortgagees
Unexplained wealth orders (UWO) were introduced in January 2018 and the National Crime Agency (NCA) has now successfully obtained five
12 Sep 2019
Controversial, Broad Civil Asset Forfeiture Law Expands Anticorruption Arsenal Ė Key Points For Companies
Mexico's Congress recently passed federal legislation that will allow the Mexican government to seize assets from private individuals and companies accused of engaging in corruption.
11 Sep 2019
Hong Kong
The Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201) (POBO), enacted in 1971, is the primary anti-bribery legislation in Hong Kong and is enforced by the Independent
Hong Kong
9 Sep 2019
Bribery Offences
The Crimes Act 1961 (CA) is the key piece of legislation governing bribery in New Zealand.
New Zealand
21 Aug 2019
UK Serious Fraud Office Releases Guidance On Corporate Cooperation
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) issued much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation, which forms part of its Operational Handbook (the Guidance).
16 Aug 2019
Second Circuit: McDonnell "Official Act" Requirement Doesn't Apply To FCPA Violations
On August 9, 2019, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the high bar for corruption cases set by the US Supreme Court in McDonnell v. United States does not apply
United States
15 Aug 2019
The UAE's Fight Against Bribery And Corruption
The UAE has in recent times strengthened its anti-corruption commitments, legislation and institutions.
United Arab Emirates
29 Jul 2019
DC Circuit's Ruling In OPM Data Breach Case Deepens Circuit Split On Article III Standing
On June 21, 2019, the DC Circuit doubled down on its August 2017 decision in Attias v. Carefirst, Inc., 865 F.3d 620, reviving litigation against the US OPM and its vendor that was filed following a highly publicized...
United States
18 Jul 2019
Updates On Giving Gifts To Officials In Thailand
The Act Supplementing the Constitution Relating to the Prevention and Suppression of Corruption (2018) (Act) regulates the giving of Gifts or Benefits by any person to Officials in Thailand.
15 Jul 2019
Advocate General's Opinion
Glencore Agriculture Hungary Kft (Case C-189/18) concerned a case in which the Hungary-based taxpayer contested two decisions of the Hungarian tax authority denying a tax deduction on the basis that the taxpayer...
12 Jul 2019
Why You Canít Afford To Ignore Whatís Happening In Europe - EU Regulatory Update
US companies and their subsidiaries with operations in Europe need to take note of two recent landmark developments in corruption and anti-trust law.
15 Feb 2011
Risks And Consequences In The New Whistleblower Landscape
Last week a former executive of the Swiss bank Julius Baer, who worked for years in the Cayman Islands, handed over detailed financial information for 2,000 individuals and corporations to the controversial whistleblower organization WikiLeaks.
United States
15 Feb 2011
New Federal Task Force Will Investigate, Prosecute Financial Crimes
The Department of Justice has announced the creation of an interagency task force designed to investigate and prosecute financial crimes of the type believed to play a role in causing the current financial crisis.
United States
26 Nov 2010
Court of Appeal Refuses to Extend LPP to Accountants
In 2009 the High Court heard a judicial review application by Prudential plc and rejected its claim that legal advice given by an accountant in a tax investigation was protected by legal professional privilege ("LPP") and, in particular, legal advice privilege. Prudential appealed this decision.
12 Nov 2010
Why You Can't Afford To Ignore What's Happening In Europe - EU Regulatory Update
US companies and their subsidiaries with operations in Europe need to take note of two recent landmark developments in corruption and anti-trust law.
13 Oct 2010
Is DOJ Moving Beyond The FCPA? The Anti-Corruption Net Widens To Embrace Commercial Bribery
One of the most thoroughly reported trends of the past five years has been the increasingly aggressive enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, resulting in steadily climbing numbers of prosecutions and record-breaking monetary sanctions.
United States
30 Sep 2010
Bribery Act Implementation Moves A Step Closer
On 14 September 2010 the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) opened a consultation on its draft adequate procedures guidance.
22 Sep 2010
The Extraterritorial Reach of the New Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Law
Whistleblowers who assist the US Securities and Exchange Commission, including those residing outside the US, may receive substantial bounties under the new whistleblower provisions of the recently passed Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
United States
15 Sep 2010
SEC v. Jenkins: No-Fault Clawbacks for Executive Compensation Take Hold
In a case of first impression, a federal district court has endorsed the SECís interpretation of the clawback provision (Section 304) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and held that the SEC can seek to clawback incentive-based compensation awarded to the CEO or CFO of a public company that restates its financial statements even when that CEO or CFO is not alleged to be involved in any misconduct associated with the restatement.
United States
7 Sep 2010
"Rocket Docket" New Home to Financial Fraud Prosecutions
The Eastern District of Virginia, commonly referred to as the "Rocket Docket," is notorious among US courts for the speed with which it processes and resolves cases.
United States
15 Jul 2010
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