Topic: Money laundering

UK FCA steps up money laundering probes into banks

The UK financial regulator has opened over a dozen investigations in the past year into whether banks have done enough to prevent the flow of dirty money.

10 November 2021

Reed Smith makes market move with another EDNY hire

Julia Nestor, a former Brooklyn federal prosecutor who played a leading role in the Odebrecht case, has joined Reed Smith.

10 November 2021

Mexico’s anti-money laundering chief steps down amid wedding scandal

09 November 2021

Second Circuit immunity ruling is wrong, says Halkbank

Following several failed attempts to dismiss its indictment, Turkey’s state lender Halkbank is once again pushing to have its sanctions charges dropped.

09 November 2021

France opens probe into Sanjeev Gupta’s business group

Paris prosecutors are investigating UK businessman Sanjeev Gupta’s French business operations over the suspected misuse of corporate assets and money laundering.

08 November 2021

Binance.US ex-CEO to head crypto start-up Bitfury

Former OCC official Brian Brooks left the crypto exchange’s US business after only a few months in charge.

05 November 2021

Ex-Pemex CEO jailed in preventative prison order

04 November 2021

FCA slaps brokerage with cum-ex-related warning notice

04 November 2021

Former Fox execs fail to kill Fifa corruption charges

A Brooklyn federal judge has denied several defendants’ attempt to dismiss charges tied to the Fifa corruption scandal, saying they had fair notice that their conduct was a crime in the US.

01 November 2021

DOJ’s new crypto team looks to build ties with private sector

Lawyers say that the Department of Justice’s new cryptocurrency team presents companies with an opportunity to work more collaboratively with government enforcers.

28 October 2021

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