Topic: Duty of care

FCA highlights powers to visit workers at home

13 October 2021

Jersey mining company spends $6.6m on legal fees in human rights violations case

14 September 2021

Tribunal upholds FCA decision to ban financial advisor for sex crime

01 September 2021

Ex-FinCEN officials: SEC action undermines US anti-money laundering efforts

A controversial SEC anti-money laundering case brought to the US Supreme Court presents a “unique opportunity to make clear to the courts, regulators, and industry alike” that FinCEN has exclusive authority to enforce the Bank Secrecy Act and its regulations, two former agency officials argue.

24 August 2021

Watchstone prepares to sue KPMG over audit

16 August 2021

ENRC: former Dechert partner lied about contact with company’s compliance head

Eurasian mining company ENRC has accused former Dechert partner Neil Gerrard of lying under oath during his cross-examination in a long-running malpractice lawsuit.

08 July 2021

Volkswagen to reclaim €17.8 million from former executives over Dieselgate scandal

German carmaker Volkswagen said four former executives including ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn and the former Audi chairman have agreed to compensate the company for their alleged roles in the company’s diesel emissions cheating scandal.

10 June 2021

UK FRC beefs up fraud-spotting standards for auditors

The UK accounting regulator has imposed new standards on how auditors in the UK should act when they suspect fraud, a move that experts say will improve standards in the industry.

27 May 2021

UK investigations lawyers see uptick in ESG-related work

“I see it as a real moment of change,” said one London white-collar lawyer.

20 May 2021

German regulator orders digital bank to appoint compliance expert

13 May 2021

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