Topic: Enforcement

Spanish court orders extradition of Venezuela’s former treasurer

18 October 2021

Boeing ex-chief technical pilot indicted for fraud

US prosecutors have charged a former technical pilot at US aircraft manufacturer Boeing with fraud offences connected to two crashes of the company's 737 Max planes.

15 October 2021

NatWest conviction a wake up call to UK financial sector

The FCA’s first criminal conviction of a bank sends a clear message that the UK’s financial regulator is prepared to use its criminal powers.

14 October 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers on the Petrofac and NatWest guilty pleas

A veteran London barrister has acted in the convictions of two corporates in as many weeks, and Clifford Chance has helped resolve financial crime investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.

11 October 2021

NatWest admits criminal money laundering failures

The bank faces the highest-ever AML fine in the UK in the FCA’s first criminal prosecution under its 2007 money laundering regulations.

07 October 2021

DOJ appeals against decision to let SocGen trader fight charges from France

05 October 2021

The Petrofac bribery schemes: where, what and how

UK oil services company Petrofac has admitted to failing to prevent its agents and employees from paying bribes to win contracts worth billions of dollars throughout the Middle East. GIR takes a deep dive into the bribery schemes and compliance failures that led to the guilty plea.

05 October 2021

Petrofac sentenced in “systemic, serious and grave” foreign bribery case

A London court has ordered oil services company Petrofac to pay £77 million after the company admitted seven counts of failing to prevent bribery between 2011 and 2017.

04 October 2021

New data leak implicates Tory donor in Telia bribery case

04 October 2021

Petrofac pleads guilty over Middle East bribery schemes

The Serious Fraud Office has recommended that a London court order UK-based oilfield services company Petrofac to pay a fine of over $90 million after the company pleaded guilty to failing to prevent bribery.

01 October 2021

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