Topic: Money laundering

Public inquiry: casino company withheld non-privileged report from Austrac

22 March 2022

NGO asks French prosecutors to investigate SBM Offshore for corruption

22 March 2022

FinCEN: Texas-based bank wilfully failed to implement AML controls over many years

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USAA Federal Savings Bank failed to establish an adequate anti-money laundering programme despite repeated warnings about serious deficiencies, US enforcers said in announcing a $140 million penalty.

18 March 2022

UK greenlights Economic Crime Bill

The UK government has added a number of amendments to its new economic crime legislation, including awarding the government new powers to fast-track individuals and companies onto its sanctions list.

15 March 2022

Swedbank summoned by Estonian authorities in money laundering probe

14 March 2022

Currency exchange directors jailed in UK for money laundering

A court has sentenced three businessmen to prison after an HMRC investigation into a London-based foreign exchange company uncovered an “international money laundering plot”.

08 March 2022

Ex-Mishcon partner fined over anti-money laundering breaches

The UK’s legal regulator has punished Michael Nouril, a former partner in Mishcon de Reya’s corporate department, for “serious breaches” of rules designed to prevent lawyers from facilitating money laundering.

08 March 2022

Paul Hastings recruits veteran DOJ prosecutor

The firm added Leo Tsao, a former senior DOJ prosecutor who previously worked on investigations into Goldman Sachs and Och-Ziff, to its white-collar and fintech practices.

07 March 2022

FATF adds UAE to financial crime grey list

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

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