Corruption Currents: Ex-South African Leader’s Corruption Trial Postponed

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Bribery:

U.S. regulators say some companies are using the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation as a reason not to share documents in bribery investigations. (BL)

Japanese prosecutors on Friday raided offices connected to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency as part of a bribery probe involving a senior education ministry official. (JT, AS)

Michigan’s governor wants an investigation into whether state officials are taking bribes in connection with the state’s medical marijuana program. (AP)

Federal prosecutors filed obstruction of justice charges against a former Texas state district judge who earlier was charged with taking bribes. (TM)

Money Laundering:

The U.K. Law Commission is looking for ways to improve what

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