France: Green Light for a new Sapin 3 Anticorruption Law

Five years after Sapin 2 law was born, Bruno Le Maire’s cabinet gives the green light for what sounds like a new “Sapin 3” law. The Sapin 2 law marked a real turning point in the fight against corruption in France by introducing significant changes into law, creating the French Anticorruption Agency (AFA), and adding…

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US Investigating Raytheon for bribery of Qatar Royal Family Member

Qatar Bribery: Last year, while reporting that U.S. authorities were investigating Raytheon Technologies Corp. for improper payments in the Middle East, I posited a hypothesis that the investigations were related to a California Court case stemming from a soured consultancy agreement with the State of Qatar (Tarek Fouad v. the State of Qatar). My hypothesis…

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