July 12, 2019, GIR
The UK government’s new proposal to fight economic crime has been criticised for failing to address inadequate resources and handing financial institutions an influential role in policy making.
July 10, 2019, GIR
The caseload at the UK’s financial regulator has risen by 31% over the past year, leading lawyers to question whether the agency is investigating more cases than it can effectively manage.
July 01, 2019, GIR
Former Barclays trader Philippe Moryoussef has taken his fight against an eight-year prison sentence for rigging the Euribor benchmark to the European Court of Human Rights.
June 17, 2019, GIR
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has fined KPMG $50 million as part of an ongoing probe after finding that former senior executives stole information from an industry watchdog.
May 23, 2019, GIR
A US federal judge in Manhattan has dismissed a request from President Donald Trump to block Deutsche Bank from complying with congressional subpoenas seeking his financial records.
May 07, 2019, GIR
Tom Atkinson has secured second term as executive director of enforcement at Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission despite concerns that China would derail his leadership challenge.
April 18, 2019, GIR
The UK Financial Conduct Authority has opened over 200 investigations in the past six months amid concerns about the regulator’s capacity to handle its record-breaking workload.
April 11, 2019, GIR
In the latest people news round-up, Dame Victoria Sharp is to replace Sir Brian Leveson as the first woman President of the Queen’s Bench Division in the UK and a senior White House lawyer joins Norton Rose Fulbright
April 03, 2019, GIR
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is facing a lawsuit from Canadian lender Maple Bank for allegedly providing the bank with incorrect advice on dividend stripping trades it is currently being investigated over.
March 28, 2019, GIR
A London jury has convicted retired Barclays executive Colin Bermingham for conspiring to manipulate the Euribor benchmark, two days after his former colleague was also found guilty.