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The V&E Report
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Mere months after Airbus entered into a record-breaking, nearly $4 billion resolution with the U.S., U.K., and France to settle foreign bribery allegations, the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) moved on July 30, 2020, to bring additional corruption charges against Airbus.

The V&E Report

August 12, 2020
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Recent years have seen an uptick in the expansion and enforcement of anti-corruption laws worldwide. In 2017, China amended its Anti-Unfair Competition Law, broadening the scope of bribe recipients covered by the law, and increasing penalties.

Published in Kluwer Arbitration Blog, June 14, 2020

June 17, 2020
The V&E Report
The V&E Report

On Friday, January 31, courts in the U.S., U.K., and France approved a multinational deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with Airbus SE to settle bribery and corruption charges in connection with the company’s use of third-party consultants to secure aircraft sales…

The V&E Report

February 5, 2020
The V&E Report
The V&E Report

On January 17, 2020, the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) published new guidance regarding how the office assesses the compliance programs of organizations that are under investigation…

The V&E Report

January 29, 2020
The V&E Report
The V&E Report

Sarah Lawson, the General Counsel of the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”), recently emphasized that corporate compliance functions must be well resourced and that the SFO expects such programs…

The V&E Report

October 30, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Last month, the English High Court issued a ruling suggesting that many of the documents generated during a company’s internal investigation of employee misconduct might be discovered and used…

Managing the Modern Workplace

June 9, 2017