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Boeing ex-chief technical pilot indicted for fraud

US prosecutors have charged a former technical pilot at US aircraft manufacturer Boeing with fraud offences connected to two crashes of the company's 737 Max planes.

15 October 2021

NatWest conviction a wake up call to UK financial sector

The FCA’s first criminal conviction of a bank sends a clear message that the UK’s financial regulator is prepared to use its criminal powers.

14 October 2021

French bribery ruling overturned in Alstom case

The case is being closely watched amid a wider debate about the scope of French courts’ power to review arbitrators’ findings on corruption.

14 October 2021

MDB immunity fight goes to DC appeals court

Two businessmen who claim the Inter-American Development Bank violated their due process rights during an investigation said the organisation is not immune from being sued.

13 October 2021

SEC enforcement staff given greater say on cases

The agency’s top enforcement officials are deferring more decisions to frontline staff.

13 October 2021

US export control enforcer fines subsidiary of Vietnamese state entity

As part of the Commerce Department settlement, the California-based VTA Telecom Corporation agreed to spend $25,000 on improving its compliance systems within the next month.

13 October 2021

Greenberg Traurig recruits leading London white-collar lawyer

Greenberg Traurig has hired Jo Rickards and six other lawyers from Mishcon de Reya as shareholders in its London office.

13 October 2021

Monaco prosecutor interviews ex-SBM Offshore lawyer after extradition ordeal

Former SBM Offshore lawyer Jonathan Taylor voluntarily travelled to Monaco on Monday to speak with a public prosecutor, months after he successfully avoided extradition to the principality.

13 October 2021

SEC enforcement chief warns of tougher penalties

Gurbir Grewal said the SEC will impose increasingly tough penalties on those who don’t heed the lessons of past enforcement actions against others.

12 October 2021

Ex-Braskem CEO sentenced to 20 months

A Brooklyn federal judge sentenced the former CEO for participating in a foreign bribery scheme at Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem. His defence team had previously raised concerns about whether the case was time-barred.

12 October 2021

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