Airbus in talks to settle fraud claims for £1 billion

go to link The Serious Fraud Office and French prosecutors are in close discussion over the terms of a £1 billion-plus settlement for Airbus over corruption allegations. The deal, called a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA), would be the largest ever in Europe, after a year-long investigation into irregular payments by Airbus to intermediaries. The …

Spotlight on Belgian court settlements, fears financial crimes brushed under carpet

Jul 18 2017 Nick Kochan, published in ThomsonReuters Compliance Complete   Companies seeking out-of-court settlements in Belgium will face demands for greater transparency following the publication, expected towards the end of the year, of a report drawn up by a committee of 18 parliamentary representatives. One key finding will be the …