Topic: Enforcement policy

FinCEN takes aim at poor AML compliance programmes

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“I think the message here is clear: our enforcement office does not tolerate paper programmes,” said acting FinCEN director Himamauli Das.

28 March 2022

Acquitted ex-Citibank trader to question DOJ over forex probe

25 March 2022

Dutch court: state authorities violated privilege rules in criminal case

“The most recent ruling is front-page news in the Netherlands and is really embarrassing for the government,” one lawyer said.

24 March 2022

EU prosecutor visits Ukraine, in cooperation pact first

European Chief Prosecutor Laura Kӧvesi travelled to embattled Ukraine on Friday to sign a working arrangement with the country’s prosecutor general.

21 March 2022

Ropes white-collar co-head moves to Dechert

As Judith Seddon joined Dechert’s white-collar team, she spoke to GIR about her aspirations at the new firm, her thoughts about the “long overdue” Economic Crime Act, and the funding of the UK’s criminal justice system.

21 March 2022

Interpol launches financial crime and corruption initiative

Practitioners said the self-described apolitical organisation has entered the financial crime arena at a moment when many future investigations will likely be driven by geopolitical tensions.

16 March 2022

ESG misreporting allegations see Deutsche Bank monitor extended

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The US Justice Department has extended the period of a corporate monitor at Deutsche Bank following claims that the German lender’s asset management subsidiary lied about its ethical credentials.

11 March 2022

GCs perturbed by DOJ focus on individuals

“My own personal opinion is that criminal prosecutions should be reserved for cases in which there’s really evidence of bad intent,” said Kathryn Ruemmler, a former senior DOJ official and now the top lawyer at Goldman Sachs.

07 March 2022

Former money laundering prosecutors predict aggressive US crypto seizures

US prosecutors will pursue increasingly aggressive civil forfeiture actions targeting cryptocurrencies in the coming years, according to two high-profile ex-DOJ officials.

03 March 2022

US export control agency targets Russian semiconductor sales

The Bureau of Industry and Security’s enforcement chief said the agency has made such cases a priority following “Russia’s unprovoked war against the people of Ukraine”.

03 March 2022

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