Topic: 1MDB

Paul Hastings recruits veteran DOJ prosecutor

The firm added Leo Tsao, a former senior DOJ prosecutor who previously worked on investigations into Goldman Sachs and Och-Ziff, to its white-collar and fintech practices.

07 March 2022

Defence probes for holes in 1MDB witness’s testimony

A former Goldman Sachs banker on trial for foreign bribery looked to capitalise on inconsistencies in what a star witness told the DOJ.

02 March 2022

Singapore declines to prosecute ex-BSI banker over 1MDB scandal

28 January 2022

Swiss court convicts private bank over laundered 1MDB funds

Switzerland’s federal criminal court has ordered Falcon Bank to pay $11.6 million after the private lender processed funds stolen from Malaysian development fund 1MDB.

15 December 2021

Malaysia’s Court of Appeals upholds Najib’s conviction

08 December 2021

PetroSaudi to appeal against $300 million 1MDB-linked arrest warrant

A Saudi oil company intends to challenge a US court decision to approve the seizure of approximately $300 million in funds connected to the 1MDB scandal that are being held in the UK.

05 November 2021

US judge issues arrest warrant for PetroSaudi funds held by UK court

15 October 2021

Ex-prosecutor recounts early difficulties of investigating kleptocracy

A former prosecutor who worked on the investigation concerning Malaysia’s development fund 1MDB spoke to GIR about the DOJ’s mission to repatriate corrupt funds.

27 September 2021

GIR Live: Ex-Goldman GC foresees a new generation of whistleblowers

Karen Seymour expects that younger generations of workers, less loyal to their employers and more concerned about environmental and social issues, will be responsible for an increasing number of whistleblower reports in the US.

23 July 2021

Malaysia high court rejects Najib request for evidence

The former prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, cannot access the phone records of a former Goldman Sachs banker as part of his efforts to fight corruption charges linked to the 1MDB scandal.

12 July 2021

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