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Policing and crime act 2017: how sharp will OFSI's teeth prove to be?

by DLA Piper on

The Policing and Crime Act 2017 (PCA) received Royal Assent on 31 January 2017. Buried within Part 8 are a number of provisions which make significant changes to the financial sanctions regulatory landscape. Most likely to be...more

New monetary penalty regime for breach of financial sanctions

by Allen & Overy LLP on

There will soon be a new regime in place in the UK for punishing individuals or businesses that breach financial sanctions. In March 2016 the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) was formed, as part of the...more

"New French Anti-Corruption Legal Framework"

A new French law titled “Transparency, the Fight Against Corruption and Modernization of the Economy,” which was published in the French Official Journal on December 10, 2016 (known as Sapin II, as it was named after the...more

UK Enforcement Of Financial Sanctions Likely To Rise

by Allen & Overy LLP on

The new UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), part of HM Treasury (HMT) opened on 31 March 2016. This may signal a shift towards more aggressive enforcement of the financial sanctions regime in the UK. ...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - April 2016 #3

by Dentons on

FCA considers competition powers - FCA Director of Competition, Deb Jones, spoke on FCA’s use of its competition powers. She looked at the problems faced when promoting competition without a “race to the bottom”...more

Failure to prevent bribery: The first s7 sentence - This article looks at the first court sentence for failure to prevent bribery...

by Dentons on

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. Finally, near the end of 2015, the first DPA was...more

Application Of The Double Jeopardy Prohibition To A Deferred Prosecution Agreement In The Oil For Food Case

by Allen & Overy LLP on

On 18 June 2015, the Paris criminal tribunal rendered its judgment in one of the two cases that have reached French courts in relation to allegation of bribery in the context of the Oil For Food (OFF) program. In an important...more

Red Notice Newsletter - August 2015

Welcome to the August 2015 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. This month on the anticorruption front, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange...more

U.S. Government and Fokker Appeal District Court’s Rejection of Deferred Prosecution Agreement

On June 8, attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) joined Dutch aerospace company Fokker Services BV (“Fokker”) in appealing the district court’s rejection of Fokker’s deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the...more

Judicial Oversight of Deferred Prosecution Agreements

by Michael Volkov on

With the increasing criticism of DOJ’s use of deferred prosecution agreements (“DPAs”), it was inevitable that the courts would assert themselves in this area....more

Red Notice Newsleter

Welcome to the May 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. This month, on the anticorruption front, Avon Products, Inc. (“Avon”) agrees to pay USD $135 million to settle a...more

Banks Take It On The Chin

by Michael Volkov on

The end of the year was very tough for global banks. For months significant enforcement actions were expected in the ongoing LIBOR manipulation probe and anti-money laundering and sanctions violations probes....more

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