Topic: International cooperation

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

Kuwait acquits ex-ministers accused of corruption

09 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

Tax lawyer extradited to Germany to face cum-ex charges

Swiss authorities have delivered a veteran tax adviser to Germany after Switzerland’s highest court rejected his final appeal against the extradition proceedings.

24 February 2022

UK to compensate Nigerian people from Amec Foster Wheeler DPA funds

The UK has reached an agreement with the Nigerian government to return £210,000 that the Serious Fraud Office obtained in a recent corruption settlement with oilfield services company Amec Foster Wheeler.

21 February 2022

NCA must share investigation case file with Pakistan agency

27 January 2022

Autonomy founder loses bid to delay extradition decision

A UK court has given the home secretary 48 hours to decide whether to approve businessman Mike Lynch’s extradition to the US to face charges he inflated the value of his business prior to its 2011 sale to Hewlett-Packard.

26 January 2022

Fiod probes yield penalties over €520 million in 2021

24 January 2022

Mobile TeleSystems prosecutor joins MoFo

Manhattan federal prosecutor Edward Imperatore has left the DOJ for Morrison & Foerster.

19 January 2022

Beny Steinmetz arrested in Greece

Greek authorities have arrested Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz after he was convicted in Romania of bribing local officials.

10 December 2021

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