American sues Fifa for bringing bribery charges

A former football coach accused Fifa of improperly sanctioning him over alleged corruption based on “grossly insufficient evidence”.

EU seeks to reinforce function of bank compliance officers throughout the continent

The EU’s banking regulator has set out draft guidelines designed to establish a clear, consistent understanding of the role of anti-money laundering compliance officers in financial institutions across the bloc.

People News: recent White House nominations and in-house moves

Over the past few weeks, President Joe Biden announced plans to appoint a serving national security prosecutor as a top export control official, and Credit Suisse’s latest compliance head left after just …

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People News: recent White House nominations and in-house moves

Over the past few weeks, President Joe Biden announced plans to appoint a serving national security prosecutor as a top export control official, and Credit Suisse’s latest compliance head left after just …

People News: Rio Tinto recruits in-house veteran as new chief legal officer

Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto has hired Isabelle Deschamps as its new chief legal officer, and a former Linklaters partner has started as special counsel at the White House.

Amec Foster Wheeler ignored lawyers’ bribery warnings

A UK court has scolded engineering company Amec Foster Wheeler for failing to take action to stop bribery despite repeated warnings from lawyers it hired to look into potential misconduct.

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Matt Dewsbury at HSBC Holdings

Matt Dewsbury, the group head of financial crime investigations at HSBC Holdings in London, tells GIR about how one of the world’s largest financial institution structures its investigations, how emerging technologies and …

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