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The Anticorruption & Ethics Newsletter

South Africa : Presidency sets up committee to investigate corruption in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Australia : Rio Tinto executives stripped of bonuses over destruction of aboriginal site
Spain : A Spanish whistleblower calls for enforcement of EU directive
United States : Publication of the first advisory opinion on the implementation of the FCPA in six years
United States : Investigation against pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson for FCPA violation
United States : Sculptor Capital Management Inc. agrees to indemnify investors affected by a corruption scheme involving the investment firm
United States : Herbalife reaches agreement with DOJ and SEC to resolve FCPA-related prosecution
United States : Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. sued for fraud against the Medicare health insurance system
United States : World Acceptance Corporation pays SEC USD 21.7 million to resolve FCPA offenses
France : Former high-ranking official targeted by a corruption complaint in Guinea
France : The cement maker Lafarge at the center of an investigation from the Paris’ prosecutors on the account of “suspicious of polluting the Seine
Malaysia : Former Malaysian Prime Minister sentenced to twelve years in prison in 1MDB corruption trial
Mexico : Mexican president accused of corruption
World : The World Bank and anti-corruption NGOs warn governments of the increased risk of corruption that accompanies economic stimulus packages
UN : Kenyan workers file a complaint against Unilever at the UN
United Kingdom : Consultation launched on a new law requiring companies to carry out due diligence to prevent deforestation
United Kingdom : Former Unaoil executive sentenced to prison for corruption
United Kingdom : Former Airbus subsidiary suspected of corruption

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