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Corporate Misconduct: A Change Is Coming (Video)
Three bills currently before the Australian Parliament this Spring sitting involve a major reform of regulation for corporate crime in Australia.
15 Nov 2018
Government Introduces "Made-In-Canada" Deferred Prosecution Agreement framework
Following our earlier bulletin commenting on Canada's 2018 Budget commitment to introducing a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) regime for corporate wrongdoing, the Canadian Government swiftly introduced legislation to deliver on its commitment
17 Apr 2018
Anti-Bribery Law Reforms: What To Expect
On 28 March 2018, the Senate Economics References Committee released its report into foreign bribery.
11 Apr 2018
New Corporate Criminal Offence Of Failure To Prevent The Facilitation Of Tax Evasion
A new criminal offence of corporate failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion came into force on 30 September 2017. Having reasonable prevention procedures in place is an organisation's only defence to the offence.
27 Dec 2017
Saudi Arabia Update – November And December 2017
In the wake of Saudi Arabia's headline-grabbing anti-corruption drive in November, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman instructed the Council of Economic and Development Affairs (the Council)...
Saudi Arabia
14 Dec 2017
Companies Could Soon Be Held Accountable
Proposals for a new criminal finance bill will, if implemented, hold company boards criminally responsible for offences such as money-laundering and false accounting committed by their employees.
20 Sep 2016
OHSA Conviction, $48,000 Fine Upheld On Appeal: "Blocking" Of Machine Required Physical Block
An Ontario Appeal judge has upheld an employer's conviction under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for failure to "block" a machine...
9 Sep 2016
"Reputable And Responsible" Owner / Operator Guilty Of OHSA Charge After Drill Rig Collapse At York University
After a dramatic and tragic incident in which a large drill rig fell over at York University, fatally injuring a backhoe operator and badly injuring an excavator operator, the company that owned and operated the rig...
2 Sep 2016
Is The Yates Memo Impacting Internal Investigations? The Importance Of Individual Representation
Since it's release more than ten months ago, the so-called Yates Memo has stirred up its fair share of commentary.
United States
28 Jul 2016
Amendment To The Act On Criminal Liability Of Legal Entities: Czech Republic (Czech)
Ní~e jsme pro Vás připravili stručný popis vybraných změn v rámci zásadní novely zákona č. 418/2011 Sb...
Czech Republic
26 Jul 2016
Amendment To The Act On Criminal Liability Of Legal Entities: Czech Republic
We have prepared for you below a brief description of selected changes triggered by a principal amendment to Act No. 418/2011 Collection of Laws (Sb.), on Criminal Liability of Legal Entities.
Czech Republic
22 Jul 2016
New UK Penalties For Unauthorized Foreign Workers And Their Employers Starting July 12, 2016
Effective today, July 12, 2016, employers found guilty of "knowingly" employing unauthorized foreign workers in the UK may face an increased prison term, and unauthorized foreign workers will be subject to criminal liability.
19 Jul 2016
Disclosing Bribery Conduct Not An Easy Decision For US Companies
While the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's ) recent announcement of two non-prosecution agreements with Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Nortek, Inc. in matters involving books and records violations...
United States
14 Jul 2016
First Conviction Made Under The Bribery Act
A substantial fine of Ł1.4 million in addition to costs and a confiscation order of Ł851,152.23 has been made against The Sweett Group plc following its conviction under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010.
27 Jun 2016
DOJ FCPA Pilot Program Pushes Self-Disclosures
On April 5, 2016, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Fraud Section issued a nine-page memorandum describing a one-year pilot program designed to entice companies to voluntarily self-report FCPA violations and cooperate with the DOJ.
United States
18 Apr 2016
Want The Government To Give You Credit For Cooperating With Their Investigation? Get Ready To Certify Your Investigation Disclosures
On September 9, 2015, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates sent a memorandum within the DOJ, adding to and clarifying the Department's Principles of Federal Prosecution policy...
United States
12 Feb 2016
Saudi Arabia Update - January 2016
The Saudi Arabian Labor Law provides that employees shall be entitled to 21 days of paid leave annually, to be increased to 25 days upon completion of five years of service with the employer.
Saudi Arabia
3 Feb 2016
Failure To Prevent Bribery: The First DPA
The Bribery Act 2010 has been in force for over four years. For much of that time, businesses have waited for clarification of the s7 offence of failure to prevent bribery.
4 Dec 2015
SEC Emphasizes Cooperation And M&A Due Diligence In $16M Goodyear FCPA Settlement
On February 24, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission announced a settlement with The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (Goodyear).
United States
27 Feb 2015
Two Company Directors Jailed 25 Days After Worker Dies, No Safety Training Provided
Rarely are senior corporate officials jailed for health and safety offences in Canada.
15 Jan 2015
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