Topic: 1MDB

US prosecutors renew efforts to seize alleged 1MDB funds in London

30 March 2021

UK law firm to give up 1MDB-linked funds

Clyde & Co can release $325 million held on behalf of an arbitration client to the High Court in London after a US federal court dismissed an arrest warrant targeting the funds.

23 March 2021

People News: new Novartis and Goldman general counsel, HSBC to replace CCO and more

In the latest people news roundup, Novartis and Goldman Sachs bring in new GCs and a seasoned government lawyer takes charge of the DC attorney’s office in an acting capacity for the third time.

08 March 2021

PetroSaudi cannot appeal against “unprecedented” ruling over alleged 1MDB funds

05 March 2021

Deloitte reaches 1MDB settlement

Deloitte has agreed to pay the Malaysian Ministry of Finance $80 million to resolve an investigation into its audit work for shuttered sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

04 March 2021

Clyde & Co can deny payments to PetroSaudi over risk of US prosecution

A judge at London’s High Court has ruled that Clyde & Co can ignore the court’s prior order to transfer funds in an escrow account to Saudi energy company PetroSaudi to avoid the risk of US prosecution.

26 February 2021

Malaysian bank agrees to pay $700 million in 1MDB-linked settlement

26 February 2021

DOJ accused of “naked and exorbitant attempt” to interfere in UK court proceedings

Lawyers for energy company PetroSaudi have claimed that US prosecutors are trying to subvert UK money laundering legislation by interfering in a civil dispute with Venezuela’s state-owned energy company.

23 February 2021

Wife of ex-Malaysian prime minister to face bribery charges

18 February 2021

Malaysian ex-prime minister accused of pocketing almost $1 billion from 1MDB

09 February 2021

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