Topic: 1MDB

Casino mogul seeks dismissal of FARA suit

In a motion to dismiss the DOJ’s civil suit alleging violations of the Foreign Agent Registration Act, casino mogul Steve Wynn said he wasn’t acting as a foreign agent for China.

19 July 2022

The DOJ “caught a minnow” with ex-Goldman Sachs banker’s trial

Lawyers and experts consider the legacy of the Roger Ng trial and the wider 1MDB investigation for the US and Malaysia.

01 July 2022

Former DOJ trial attorney appointed deputy general counsel at OnlyFans

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Nikhila Raj has joined the subscription-based content platform after five years at the DOJ.

20 May 2022

Goldman Sachs, bank executives reach settlement with shareholders

The bank will receive almost $80 million from insurers on behalf of current and former Goldman Sachs executives to enhance its compliance programmes.

16 May 2022

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker found guilty

Following an eight week trial, a jury at a Brooklyn federal court found Roger Ng guilty on all counts in the 1MDB scandal.

08 April 2022

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker’s trial draws to an end

As Roger Ng’s foreign bribery trial comes to a close, prosecutors said his wife’s testimony provided a “cover story”.

05 April 2022

Court hears closing arguments at 1MDB trial

While the defence said Roger Ng is a “fall guy”, the DOJ painted him as a greedy banker with an insatiable desire for money and glory at Goldman Sachs.

04 April 2022

Ex-Goldman banker’s wife details finances at 1MDB trial

Roger Ng’s wife walked the jury through her business history, explaining how $35 million in alleged kickbacks for her husband was actually money she was owed in a business deal.

29 March 2022

Judge denies ex-Goldman banker’s move to dismiss FCPA charge

Roger Ng had asked the Brooklyn court to throw out the charge, arguing that the DOJ’s reasoning “could quite literally criminalise any compliance violation at any public company”.

28 March 2022

Goldman Sachs compliance officer testifies at 1MDB trial

As the government came close to resting its case at the Roger Ng trial, prosecutors called on a Goldman Sachs compliance officer to testify about its anti-corruption trainings.

23 March 2022

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