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    ​DOJ declines FCPA prosecution of insurance broker JLT

    2022-04-04T11:45:00Z

    The Department of Justice informed Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Holdings it would not face prosecution under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act despite alleged evidence of nearly $3.2 million the company paid in bribes to Ecuadorian government officials.

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    Energy trader Vitol to pay $164M in FCPA case

    2020-12-04T18:11:00Z

    The U.S. affiliate of global energy and commodity trading company Vitol will pay approximately $164 million to settle charges of bribery, corruption, and manipulative and deceptive conduct levied by multiple regulators, including historic involvement by the CFTC.

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    Sargeant Marine to pay $16.6M in FCPA case

    2020-09-23T18:42:00Z

    Sargeant Marine has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the FCPA and agreed to a $16.6 million criminal fine to resolve the charges, the Department of Justice announced.

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    Ecuador to expedite privacy law following massive breach

    2019-09-18T18:44:00Z

    The Ecuadorian government has given itself 72 hours to finish drafting a national privacy law following a massive data breach that put the personal information of perhaps its entire population at risk.