The Glencore Case: Plea deal shows increased global use of Non-Trial Resolutions in cases of corruption and bribery

By Tyla Lee Coertzen Glencore International A.G (“Glencore”) and Glencore Ltd, major producers and marketers of commodities relating to mining and oil, have recently pleaded guilty to various allegations of bribery and corrupt activities in various jurisdictions. On 24 May 2022, the entities announced their resolutions concluded with authorities in the United States, the United … Continue reading The Glencore Case: Plea deal shows increased global use of Non-Trial Resolutions in cases of corruption and bribery

South African Constitutional Court Sentences Former President Jacob Zuma to 15 months in Prison Effective Immediately

By Jemma Muller On 29 June 2021, the Constitutional Court of South Africa (“CC”) handed down a precedent setting judgment in which it sentenced the former President of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma (“Zuma”) to 15 months imprisonment after finding Zuma guilty of contempt of court which was both “extraordinary and unprecedented in respect of … Continue reading South African Constitutional Court Sentences Former President Jacob Zuma to 15 months in Prison Effective Immediately