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Quebec mining company Breakwater Resources fined $350,000 for violation of Fisheries Act

October 29, 2020
On October 19, 2020, Breakwater Resources Limited, which operates the Langlois Mine, pleaded guilty in the Val d’Or courthouse to one count of violating the Fisheries Act.

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Union Dairy Company pays penalty in Australia for alleged breach of Dairy Code

October 26, 2020
Riddoch Trading Pty Ltd, trading as the Union Dairy Company (UDC), has paid a penalty of $10,500 after the ACCC issued it with an infringement notice for allegedly failing to comply with its publishing obligations under the Dairy Code.

Two companies in Quebec fined total of $75,000 for breaching Canadian Environmental Protection Act

October 26, 2020
150 Montréal-Toronto Inc. and Recydem Enviro Inc. were fined a total of $75,000 after each pleaded guilty to a charge of breaching the PCB Regulations made under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

SEC charges Goldman Sachs with FCPA violations

October 22, 2020
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) bribe scheme, and as part of coordinated resolutions, it has agreed to pay more than $2.9 billion, which includes more than $1 billion to settle the SEC’s charges.

Justice Department announces resolution of criminal and civil investigations with Purdue Pharma

October 22, 2020
The Department of Justice announced a global resolution of its criminal and civil investigations into the opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP (Purdue), and a civil resolution of its civil investigation into individual shareholders from the Sackler family.

Ex-Mayor of Norilsk sentenced to community service for fuel spillage disaster negligence

October 21, 2020
The Norilsk City Court in the Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia’s North on Monday sentenced ex-Mayor of Norilsk Rinat Akhmetchin to 6 months of community service with a 15% wage deduction for negligence as to a fuel spillage in the region, the court’s press service told RAPSI.

British Airways hit with £20m fine by UK watchdog, biggest fine ever

October 16, 2020
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20m for failing to protect the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 of its customers.

SEC charges Brazilian meat producers with FCPA violations

October 15, 2020
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Brazilian nationals Joesley Batista and Wesley Batista and their companies J and F Investimentos S.A. and JBS S.A., a global meat and protein producer, have agreed to pay nearly $27 million to resolve charges arising out of an extensive bribery scheme that took place over multiple years.

FCA fines ARCM £873,118 for breaches of short selling disclosure rules

October 14, 2020
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Asia Research and Capital Management Ltd (ARCM) £873,118 over transparency failures.

Moscow District Commercial Court seizes $62 mln assets from Eurocommerce Bank ex-managers

October 14, 2020
The Moscow District Commercial Court has decided to attach assets worth 4.8 billion rubles ($62 million) belonging to four former top managers of Eurocommerce Bank upon a claim of the Russian state corporation Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA), according to court records.
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