Adam Hickey: businesses today are “squarely implicated” by national security

The former deputy chief of the national security division official said navigating the US sanctions and export controls regime has become much trickier for the corporate world over the last decade.

The prosecutor’s office in Switzerland making a mark on the world stage

The attorney general of Geneva recorded one of the most high-profile white-collar crime convictions of recent times. Now he wants a new settlement tool to meet his prosecutors’ appetite for complex international …

NASA hires ex-SDNY prosecutor as general counsel

In the latest people news roundup, NASA has hired a former Manhattan federal prosecutor as its new head of legal affairs while investigations consultancies in the US announced various hires.

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Estonia charges ex-Danske Bank managers

Estonian public prosecutors have charged six former Danske Bank executives with helping the Danish lender’s clients launder over $1.6 billion between 2007 and 2015.

Ex-Rothschild Trust compliance head convicted over late Jho Low reports

Switzerland’s finance department accused the former compliance executive of delaying reporting Rothschild Trust’s dealings with the Malaysian businessman for more than five years.

Glenn Leon: data analytics in corporate compliance not about the “shiniest tool”

The head of the DOJ’s fraud section said in-house lawyers should make the most of their resources when introducing data analytics into their company’s compliance programme, and indicated that more enforcement actions …

Airbus export control head: diversion of parts to Russia is company’s “biggest worry”

Speaking at a GIR Live conference in London on Thursday, Lesley Davey outlined the company’s response to sanctions on Russia following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

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