All Non-Prosecution Agreements articles

  • Albemarle 2000x1333

    Revamped compliance processes key Albemarle win as Compliance Program of the Year


    For successfully navigating thorny compliance issues related to self-disclosed violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Albemarle was named Compliance Program of the Year at the 2024 Excellence in Compliance Awards.

  • Whistleblower
    News Brief

    DOJ pilot floats NPAs for whistleblowers involved in corporate misconduct


    The Department of Justice launched a new pilot program that encourages voluntary self-disclosure by corporate executives who are themselves involved in financial misconduct, with the incentive of a nonprosecution agreement for those who help an agency investigation.

  • Albemarle
    News Brief

    Albemarle to pay $218M in FCPA settlements with DOJ, SEC


    Chemical company Albemarle was assessed penalties totaling more than $218 million as part of settlements with the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission addressing alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act across a handful of foreign countries.

  • NatWest

    NatWest to pay $35M for defrauding U.S. Treasury markets


    NatWest Markets, the investment banking arm of London-based NatWest Group, agreed to pay approximately $35 million after pleading guilty to engaging in various fraud schemes over the span of a decade in U.S. Treasury markets.

  • Article

    Distilling Lessons From Recent Sanctions Cases


    The Justice Department clearly is prosecuting more companies for sanctions or export control violations: 15 enforcement actions since 2010, compared to only three in the prior three years. Inside, we’ve sifted out themes arising from those settlements to understand more about what factors regulators weigh when resolving charges and how ...