News

Abramovich seeks €1 million damages in EU sanctions challenge

Details of the oligarch’s legal challenge against his EU sanctions designation became public on Monday.

11 July 2022

GIR Awards 2022: nominations wanted

Readers can now submit nominations for GIR’s eighth annual awards ceremony to be held in Washington, DC, on 17 November.

11 July 2022

Former Armenian official’s children push back on DOJ’s attempt to seize LA mansion

DOJ relying on politically motivated “half-truths” from Armenian government in attempts to seize property worth $53 million from children of former official, defence counsel says

08 July 2022

US money transfer business convicted over unchecked foreign transfers

Texas-based remittance company Ping Express has admitted wide-ranging compliance failures on more than $160 million worth of transfers.

08 July 2022

Former JPMorgan Chase precious metals traders face spoofing trial in Chicago

Criminal case set to kick off 8 July is first to include RICO alongside spoofing charges.

07 July 2022

PNF secures two foreign bribery settlements

The PNF has now entered into a dozen CJIPs since the corporate settlement tool came into force in France in 2017.

07 July 2022

Counsel Watch: Kobre & Kim tapped to act for Abramovich

In the latest counsel watch, Kobre & Kim is acting for sanctioned oligarch Roman Abramovich, and Winston & Strawn is acting for Mexican state energy company Pemex.

07 July 2022

“Extraordinarily inconvenienced” – UK politicians ask to loosen AML regulations

Seven members of the UK’s House of Lords have asked the government to relax its anti-money laundering regulations because the rules are personally inconveniencing them.

06 July 2022

Lawyer not immune from prosecution in Odebrecht-linked bribery case

A Brazilian court has ruled that a new law regulating the reach of Brazil’s legal watchdog doesn't protect lawyers from prosecution for their roles in bribery schemes.

06 July 2022

IDB debars Brazilian construction company for paying $1m in bribes

The Inter-American Development Bank debarred Construcap CCPS Engenharia e Comércio (Construcap) for 18 months for paying $1 million in bribes related to a road construction project.

06 July 2022

Unlock unlimited access to all Global Investigations Review content