The North America section of the Digest discusses recent FCPA settlements, including:

  • Beam Suntory resolution in which the firm agreed to pay over $8 million to the SEC to conclude FCPA books and records violations; and
  • Credit Suisse $77 million settlement resolving an FCPA probe into its hiring practices in Asia.
In the Europe section of the Digest you’ll find discussion regarding a number of topics, including:
  • An action involving two former traders sentenced to 13 years in prison for EURIBOR rate rigging; and
  • Danske Bank potentially being faced with a money laundering probe.
The Digest also discusses recent developments in Asia and the Middle East. These stories include:
  • Saudi Arabia continues to detain people after the November 2017 corruption sweep;
  • The former prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, was arrested amidst corruption allegations; and
  • A former vice governor of Gansu province, China, was sentenced to 15 years for taking bribes.
Sections on Latin America and Africa discuss unfolding events which include:
  • Brazilian court approves further investigation into Brazil’s President Temer; and
  • Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, was charged for his role in a bribery scandal involving the Guptas.

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