In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary resources. This month we ask the following: How will leadership changes in key posts at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), United States Department of Justice (DOJ), and World Bank affect anti-corruption enforcement? Will Australia begin using deferred prosecution agreements to resolve corporate criminal enforcement actions? And how did the UK expand its use of deferred prosecution agreements? The answers to these questions and more are here in our April 2017 Top Ten list.
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