Monday Compliance News - Around the World

GCSG's Monday Compliance News is a compilation of some of the previous weeks interesting trade compliance, anti-bribery/corruption, fraud, and due diligence news bites, from around the world.

Canada, Mexico Reject Proposal to Rework NAFTA Corporate Arbitration System | WSJ

"Mexico and Canada have rejected a proposal by the Trump administration to remake a corporate arbitration system that is a key part of the North American Free Trade Agreement...." (Click here for the article) - Canada, Mexico, United States

Tanker full of Russian Gas to Land in Boston Despite Sanctions | The Daily Caller

"Despite sanctions, a shipment of liquid natural gas from a blacklisted Russian company in Siberia is expected to be unloaded in Boston this weekend." (Click here for the article) - United States, Russia

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal freed amid corruption probe veiled in secrecy | Chicago Tribune

"Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who had been held in a luxury hotel since November in a wide-reaching anti-corruption probe that has been shrouded in secrecy and intrigue, was released on Saturday..." (Click here for the article) - Saudi Arabia

Prosecutors charge 6 in multiyear scheme to help KPMG pass inspections of its work | The Washington Post

"KPMG, one of the world's largest accounting firms was repeatedly tipped off about regulator's plans to inspect its work..." (Click here for the article) - Global

Texas man sentenced for conspiring to illegally export radiation hardened integrated circuits to Russia and China | US DOJ

"Peter Zuccarelli, 62, of Plano, Texas was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for conspiring to smuggle and illegally export from the U.S..." (Click here for the article) - United States, China, Russia