Topic: International cooperation

US charges sanctioned Russian oligarch

The charges against businessman Konstantin Malofeyev represent the first criminal action against a Russian oligarch since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said on Wednesday.

06 April 2022

Spanish prosecutors seize yacht in first win for US sanctions task force

A multi-agency US task force hunting Russian sanctions evaders has recorded its first asset seizure. “It will not be the last,” said the US attorney general.

05 April 2022

Dutch authorities investigate Glencore

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01 April 2022

DOJ declination confirms SFO probe into UK insurer

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A recent Justice Department letter stated it will credit millions in disgorgement paid by JLT against a future settlement with the SFO, in an apparent first official confirmation of the anti-fraud office’s linked probe into the company.

31 March 2022

European prosecutors freeze assets in Lebanese money laundering probe

28 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

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

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