November 20, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS
King & Spalding has defended its request to make a special appearance to challenge charges against Turkish bank Halkbank over a multi-billion dollar sanctions evasion scheme.
November 20, 2019, GIR
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is requesting expanded powers to investigate and recover profits from criminal misuse of data.
November 14, 2019, GIR
Brazil’s highest court has ruled to block a money laundering case against a defendant who was convicted in Switzerland for the same crime.
November 07, 2019, GIR
Mexico’s parliament has voted in favour of allowing the country’s finance ministry to blacklist individuals suspected of money laundering and other financial crimes.
November 06, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS
Lawyers for Turkey's state-owned Halkbank have asked a US federal court for permission to challenge a DOJ indictment without acknowledging receipt of it.
October 04, 2019, GIR
Quebec’s Ministry of Finance has published a consultation paper with proposals aimed at improving corporate transparency across the Canadian province.
October 03, 2019, GIR
The Bank of France’s regulatory arm has released an uncharacteristically transparent report that has uncovered anti-money laundering weaknesses across the country’s financial sector.
September 27, 2019, GIR
Transparency campaigners say the proposed Illicit Cash Act could shine a light on true ownership of shell corporations and help US law enforcement battle terrorism financing and money laundering.
September 23, 2019, GIR
Switzerland’s top court has ruled that Geneva prosecutors can share materials seized from a Nigerian middleman with Milan prosecutors investigating alleged corruption by oil companies Shell and Eni.
September 17, 2019, GIR
Sweden’s oldest bank is allowing prosecutors to scrutinise work carried out by one of its external lawyers amid an investigation into a money laundering scandal that has rocked the Nordic region.