Topic: Data sharing

Hong Kong banks urged to tip off authorities for suspected national security law breaches

25 October 2021

SFO defends conduct in ex-Unaoil executive’s foreign bribery trial

“Of course there were errors and omissions, there always are in a disclosure exercise of this kind,” the SFO’s counsel told a London court on Thursday about evidence handed to the defence ahead of trial.

21 October 2021

App Annie agrees to pay $10 million to settle security fraud charges with the SEC

15 September 2021

German prosecutors raid public ministries in financial intelligence unit probe

10 September 2021

Ireland slaps WhatsApp with GDPR fine over data processing arrangements

Ireland’s privacy watchdog fined WhatsApp €225 million, the second largest GDPR penalty to date after Luxembourg’s €746 million fine to US online retailer Amazon in July.

03 September 2021

FCA “not capable” of regulating Binance

26 August 2021

DOJ staff struggling to deal with weight of foreign evidence requests

The international affairs office of the DOJ’s criminal division says that it doesn’t have enough resources to deal with its backlog of mutual legal assistance cases.

23 July 2021

SFO claims evidence of $380 million DRC bribery scheme

The UK’s anti-fraud agency says it has evidence of a vast money laundering scheme connected to a plot to pay bribes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

15 July 2021

Ex-MROS chief: new powers a “major step forward” for Swiss international cooperation

The former head of Switzerland’s financial intelligence unit expects foreign authorities to eagerly tap the office’s expanded powers to demand information from banks on behalf of international partners.

06 July 2021

Australia ushers in US Cloud Act-style law

Australian enforcement agencies have been granted the power to force communication service providers with a presence in the country to hand over data even if the information is stored abroad, in a move that local politicians hope will significantly speed up criminal investigations.

24 June 2021

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