Topic: Asset freezing

Gulnara Karimova lawyer reports Uzbekistan to the UN

04 June 2021

UK court lifts anonymity order in Azerbaijani money laundering case

27 May 2021

UK NCA backs paper in attempt to publish names of individuals in asset forfeiture case

24 May 2021

Malaysia sues major banks in global attempt to recover stolen 1MDB funds

Malaysia is targeting Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan as part of a broad legal campaign to recover over $23 billion in funds allegedly misappropriated from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

10 May 2021

BNP Paribas subsidiary fined for anti-money laundering failures

France’s central bank said the company’s use of faulty anti-money laundering software hampered its efforts to spot potentially illicit funds.

05 May 2021

US confiscates oil tanker in North Korea sanctions case

US authorities have seized a ship allegedly involved in a scheme to provide North Korea with over $1.5 million worth of oil in violation of sanctions.

26 April 2021

Lagos sets up anti-corruption commission

The state of Lagos, the home of Nigeria’s financial centre, has established an investigative body to root out corruption among public officials.

20 April 2021

Swiss OAG reports seizing $538 million in illicit gains

07 April 2021

Switzerland unfreezes Angolan businessman’s assets in money laundering case

23 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

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