Topic: Beneficial ownership

Singaporean regulator dings Swiss lender over anti-money laundering failures

14 April 2021

Finma investigations drop in pandemic year

The Swiss financial regulator concluded nearly 200 fewer probes in 2020 than the year before, its lowest numbers since 2017.

25 March 2021

Gertler arrangement “defied Treasury Department norms”

22 February 2021

California businessman sentenced to 12 years in prison over illegal lobbying efforts

19 February 2021

Saudi companies want to subpoena US law firm in $3.5bn embezzlement case

A group of Saudi Arabian companies wants Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft and two financial institutions to disclose information about their links to a former high-ranking Saudi official accused of embezzling billions from the state.

16 February 2021

KPMG to stop some non-audit services in South Africa

16 February 2021

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

09 February 2021

US prosecutors target China-bound oil shipment

Federal prosecutors in Washington, DC, are attempting to seize a shipment of crude oil allegedly being transported to China at the direction of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards.

03 February 2021

US accountant in Panama Papers case drops appeal

27 January 2021

Lenders in Sweden strengthen AML information-sharing initiative

A group of banks in Sweden have formalised an evidence-sharing agreement with Swedish police that is designed to improve the detection of economic crime.

19 January 2021

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