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28 states resolves data breach investigation of Sabre Hospitality Solutions

January 15, 2021
Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with the attorneys general of 27 states, has entered into a settlement with Sabre Corporation that resolves an investigation into the 2017 data breach of Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ hotel booking system.

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Toyota Motor Company to pay $180 million for decade-long noncompliance with Clean Air Act reporting

January 15, 2021
The United States has filed and simultaneously settled a civil lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America Inc., Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. (Toyota) for systematic, longstanding violations of Clean Air Act emission-related defect reporting requirements, which require manufacturers to report potential defects and recalls affecting vehicle components designed to control emissions.

Deutsche Bank agrees to pay over $130 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, fraud case

January 10, 2021
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Deutsche Bank or the Company) has agreed to pay more than $130 million to resolve the government’s investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and a separate investigation into a commodities fraud scheme.

Russian hacker who helped in attacks on American companies sentenced to 12 years in prison

January 8, 2021
Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced yesterday that Andrei Tyurin, a/k/a “Andrei Tiurin,” was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 144 months in prison for computer intrusion, wire fraud, bank fraud, and illegal online gambling offenses in connection with his involvement in a massive computer hacking campaign targeting U.S. financial institutions, brokerage firms, financial news publishers, and other American companies.

Boeing charged with 737 MAX fraud conspiracy and agrees to pay over $2.5 billion

January 8, 2021
The Boeing Company has entered into an agreement with the Department of Justice to resolve a criminal charge related to a conspiracy to defraud the Federal Aviation Administration’s Aircraft Evaluation Group (FAA AEG) in connection with the FAA AEG’s evaluation of Boeing’s 737 MAX airplane.

Vivint Smart Homes Inc. to pay $3.2 million to resolve allegations of false statements

January 7, 2021
Vivint Smart Home Inc. based in Provo, Utah, has agreed to pay the United States $3.2 million to resolve allegations under the FIRREA that Vivint employees made false statements to secure financing for customers’ purchases of Vivint’s home monitoring products, the Justice Department announced.

Cytec Canada fined $200,000 for Environmental Protection Act Violations

December 28, 2020
Cytec Canada Inc. was convicted of two violations under the Environmental Protection Act.

Bundeskartellamt imposed fines on aluminium forging companies

December 28, 2020
The Bundeskartellamt has imposed fines totalling approximately 175 million euros on five aluminium forging companies and ten employees responsible for engaging in illegal anti-competitive agreements.

AdC imposed fines on six large retail food chains and two suppliers for price fixing

December 28, 2020
The AdC Autoridade da Concorrência imposed a total fine of circa €304 million on six large food retail chains, two beverage suppliers, a board member and a director for price fixing of the suppliers’ products, a practice which seriously harms consumers.

Ontario fines Suncor Energy $475,000 for Environmental Protection Act violations

December 24, 2020
Suncor Energy Inc. was convicted of one violation under the Environmental Protection Act and was fined $475,000, plus a victim fine surcharge of $118,750, with 90 days to pay the fine.
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