Topic: Money laundering

Counsel Watch: Boeing, ING’s former CEO and more

In the latest counsel watch, the firms that ushered Boeing to a settlement linked to its 737 Max aeroplane and the lawyers representing ING’s ex-CEO in a Dutch money laundering case.

28 January 2021

Ex-PDVSA official pleads guilty in Sargeant Marine case

A former PDVSA official has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge in connection with a US investigation into corruption at three of Latin America’s biggest state-owned oil companies.

27 January 2021

Acting head takes charge of AfDB anti-corruption unit

A senior ethics official takes temporary charge of the African Development Bank’s anti-corruption unit, with the previous head set to start his new role at the World Bank.

22 January 2021

Former head of Vatican Bank convicted for money laundering and embezzlement

22 January 2021

Switzerland homes in on former Julius Baer exec over alleged money laundering in Venezuela

The Swiss financial regulator has launched enforcement proceedings against a “high-ranking” ex-manager at Julius Baer for allegedly committing “serious breaches" of the country’s anti-money laundering regulations.

21 January 2021

Former head of ABN Amro could face charges in Dutch money laundering probe

20 January 2021

Lenders in Sweden strengthen AML information-sharing initiative

A group of banks in Sweden have formalised an evidence-sharing agreement with Swedish police that is designed to improve the detection of economic crime.

19 January 2021

Cheque cashing business AML failings behind $290m Capital One penalty

US bank Capital One was repeatedly warned about a customer with links to an organised crime family in the New York-New Jersey area but failed to react appropriately, the financial crime enforcement arm of the US Treasury has said.

18 January 2021

UK parliament declines to vote on failure to prevent financial crime offence

14 January 2021

Failure to prevent economic crime offence tabled in UK parliament

A group of UK politicians has pushed for the introduction of an offence that would hold companies criminally liable for failing to prevent financial crime.

13 January 2021

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