Topic: Money laundering

Counsel Watch: the lawyers behind the Goldman Sachs settlement

In the latest counsel watch, the lawyers who ushered Goldman Sachs to its historic 1MDB settlement and an ex-head of FARA enforcement at the DOJ registers as a foreign agent.

23 October 2020

Singapore gives life ban to former BSI executive over $5 million profits tied to 1MDB

23 October 2020

Goldman Sachs agrees historic 1MDB resolution

Goldman Sachs has agreed to a $2.9 billion global settlement with a record-breaking 10 authorities for its role in a corruption scheme. The resolution includes the largest-ever penalty paid to US authorities in a foreign bribery case.

22 October 2020

Finma reduces BSI disgorgement figure in 1MDB case

22 October 2020

Australian court approves $1.3 billion Westpac money laundering fine

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Westpac to pay a record-breaking AU$1.3 billion fine for breaching the country’s anti-money laundering and terrorist financing law.

21 October 2020

Austrac investigates gaming company Crown Resorts

19 October 2020

Suspicious activity reporting rising in Australia

Financial institutions and companies sent a record number of suspicious activity reports to Australia’s financial intelligence agency during the past financial year.

16 October 2020

Sons of French former PM investigated over hidden Swiss funds

16 October 2020

Germany proposes new anti-money laundering law

14 October 2020

Deutsche Bank fined €13.5 million in Germany over AML breaches

13 October 2020

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