The North America section of the Digest discusses recent FCPA settlements and related developments, including:
The SocGen and Legg Mason settlements with the DOJ over bribes paid to win investment advisory work with Libyan State Authorities; and
An Aruban official’s three year prison sentence after pleading guilty to money laundering conspiracy for accepting bribes.
In the Europe section of the Digest you’ll find discussion regarding a number of topics, including:
The SFO commencement of criminal proceedings against Unaoil; and
The Spanish Prime Minister’s ouster from office.
The Digest also looks at recent developments in Asia and the Middle East. These stories include:
The wife of the Israeli Prime Minister was charged with fraud and breach of trust;
ZTE allegedly bribed the Papua New Guinea Prime Minister to secure a service contract in that country; and
Malaysia arrested more individuals in relation to the 1MDB scandal.