Tagged: global anti-corruption enforcement

Serious Fraud Office Makes Big Splash with UK Bribery Act Resolution with Rolls Royce

After years of fits and starts, and promises and disappointments, the Serious Fraud Office and the UK Bribery Act made its initial splash on the anti-corruption enforcement landscape. Since 2011, companies have been warned that the SFO would begin enforcing the UK Bribery Act. There have been a few enforcement actions and important legal modifications in the UK authorizing deferred prosecution agreements. While it has...

Predicting the Future: What Would Truly Global Anti-Corruption Enforcement Look Like?

Lauren Connell, Managing Associate at The Volkov Law Group, joins us with a posting on the recent Odebrecht settlement. Lauren can be reached at lconnell@volkovlaw.com. Within the SEC and DOJ’s blockbuster ending to 2016 was the Odebrecht settlement.  The amount involved, a stunning $4.5 billion (pending a possible reduction for inability to pay), grabbed headlines around the world.  But more interesting than the final figure...