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Entries in Deferred Prosecution Agreement (30)

Wednesday
May172017

Practice Alert: No privilege for internal investigation interview notes, UK court says

In a landmark ruling, the High Court in London has said that interview notes -- made by a company's external law firm as part of internal investigations into allegations of corruption in Kazakhstan and Africa -- are not protected by legal professional privilege.

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Wednesday
May102017

Elisabeth Danon on the globalization of deferred prosecution agreements

Driven by the complexity and international dimension of investigations, countries increasingly resort to settlements, rather than traditional justice, to solve foreign bribery allegations.

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Wednesday
Apr052017

FCPA chief leaving SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that Kara Novaco Brockmeyer, Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit, is planning to leave the agency later this month.

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Thursday
Jan192017

Bill Waite: Rolls-Royce is the tipping point for UK anti-bribery enforcement

In December 2016, Risk Advisory hosted a dinner in Washington, DC, at which the Director of the Serious Fraud Office, David Green, kindly agreed to engage in a conversation with me.

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Monday
Jan162017

Rolls-Royce agrees to pay $809 million to settle bribery allegations

Rolls-Royce PLC said Monday it has reached agreements in principle with prosecutors in the UK, the United States, and Brazil to settle bribery allegations and will pay about $809 million for the global resolution.

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Thursday
Jan122017

Zimmer Biomet Holdings pays $30 million to resolve new FCPA charges

Medical device maker Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $30.5 million to resolve DOJ and SEC investigations into the company’s "repeat" violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Thursday
Nov102016

New French anti-corruption law allows DPAs

New anti-corruption legislation adopted Tuesday by France allows companies to enter into negotiated settlements with magistrates.

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Wednesday
Aug102016

Zimmer Biomet warns of ‘additional liabilities’ for DPA breaches, accrues money for penalties

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. said in a securities filing Monday "it is probable that Biomet will incur additional liabilities related to" DOJ and SEC investigations of FCPA violations that occurred after Biomet's FCPA settlement in 2012 and during its deferred prosecution agreement.

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Monday
Jul112016

SFO resolves foreign bribery case with second DPA

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Friday a court approved its second application for a deferred prosecution agreement to settle Bribery Act and related offenses committed in several foreign countries.

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Monday
Apr042016

It's spooky: VimpelCom publishes an FCPA damage report

In its annual report filed with the SEC last week, VimpelCom described the continuing fallout from its February mega-settlement with U.S. and Dutch authorities for bribery offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Jan212016

Julie DiMauro: Let's keep the compliance monitor’s report confidential

The use of corporate monitors by judicial and regulatory government agencies to verify an organization’s compliance with settlement agreements and orders resolving corporate accountability continues to rise. The growing use of monitors has raised questions about the privacy of their reports and the public’s access to their findings.

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Tuesday
Dec082015

Did the UK's first DPA comply with the UN Convention Against Bribery?

The judicial approval required for UK Deferred Prosecution Agreements raises the issue as to whether and to what extent the Courts must be satisfied that such settlements comply with the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.

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