Topic: Asset forfeiture

Law firm targeted in UK’s largest-ever proceeds of crime seizure

UK authorities have obtained £34 million from a South African law firm and a Cypriot company in the country’s largest-ever forfeiture of criminal proceeds.

22 October 2021

Wood Group settlement reignites overseas victim compensation debate

The Serious Fraud Office’s recent bribery settlement with engineering company Wood Group over historic conduct by Amec Foster Wheeler is only the second time the agency has included compensation for a foreign country within a deferred prosecution agreement.

19 July 2021

Swiss prosecutors return corruption proceeds to South American football association

14 July 2021

France to introduce new corruption compensation law

13 July 2021

Malaysia launches $5.6 billion claim against KPMG partners over 1MDB audits

09 July 2021

US prosecutors make third bid to seize alleged 1MDB funds held by London court

08 July 2021

UK court endorses SFO’s service of Karimova confiscation order

A London court has ruled that the Serious Fraud Office properly served the imprisoned daughter of the former Uzbek president with a civil recovery order concerning three London properties.

30 June 2021

Children of Azerbaijani politicians named in UK money laundering case

29 June 2021

New Guernsey investigations agency to prioritise tackling money laundering

Guernsey’s newly-created financial crime agency, led by a former SFO chief investigator, has its sights set on tackling international criminals seeking to launder funds through the island’s financial system.

29 June 2021

SFO secures asset forfeiture in global fraud case

07 June 2021

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