Topic: Money laundering

McKinsey to fight criminal charges in South Africa

US management consultancy McKinsey & Company plans to rigorously defend itself after South African prosecutors charged the business over its alleged role in a procurement bribery scheme.

03 October 2022

India Supreme Court reviewing controversial money laundering law

India’s highest court is reviewing the law governing the investigative powers of the country’s anti-money laundering agency after the defence bar raised concerns that the legislation breaches due process rules.

30 September 2022

Lisa Monaco announces DOJ self-reporting shake-up

The Deputy Attorney General laid out changes to DOJ policies on voluntary self-disclosure, corporate recidivism, compliance monitors and corporate culture.

16 September 2022

MLARS chief finds home in private practice

Deborah Connor, the former head of the Criminal Division’s money laundering and asset recovery section, speaks to GIR as she heads to a private practice firm after a 25-year government career.

14 September 2022

NCA attempts to seize £54 million held by UK lender

The UK’s National Crime Agency has told a London court that Barclays is holding more than £50 million of suspected illicit funds on behalf of unidentified customers.

14 September 2022

Regulator details “shocking” AML breaches at Sydney casino

A gambling watchdog also took aim at Star Entertainment’s in-house lawyers for wrongly asserting legal privilege to withhold documents from Australia’s anti-money laundering enforcer.

13 September 2022

People news: In-house compliance hires at Eurotrader, Purplebricks and others

An estate agent, a university and a US technology company are among the companies that have filled in-house compliance roles in the latest people news roundup.

09 September 2022

Reuters: US prosecutors seek Binance AML docs

02 September 2022

Peru to receive Odebrecht bribes allegedly laundered by former president

The US will return $686,000 of illicitly obtained money to the Peruvian government after seizing the funds from former president Alejandro Celestino Toledo.

01 September 2022

UAE regulator orders Wise to pay $360,000 for AML failures

31 August 2022

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