Region: Asia-Pacific

G7 announces anti-corruption taskforce for Ukraine

G7 members issued a joint statement saying they are coming together to fight corruption in Ukraine with a task force.

07 July 2023

Swiss bank’s conviction overturned in 1MDB case

A Swiss court has quashed the country’s first-ever conviction of a bank for enabling money laundering.

04 July 2023

Austrac ends review of Bell Financial Group’s AML compliance

30 June 2023

Australia tables tougher foreign bribery law, shelves DPA proposals

Australian lawyers said the absence of a provision for deferred prosecution agreements is a “missed opportunity” for corporate enforcement.

29 June 2023

Five Eyes countries to deepen collaboration on export controls enforcement

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the US and the UK said they will collaborate more when enforcing export controls meant to prevent Russia from accessing technology that could aid it in its invasion of Ukraine.

28 June 2023

A look back at GIR Live: Women in Investigations

A selection of pictures from the GIR Women in Investigations conference in London on 22 June. The event, chaired by Kathryn Atkinson of Miller & Chevalier and Katrin Ivell, the global head of financial crime prevention at UBS, featured a keynote speech by OECD anti-bribery leader Daniëlle Goudriaan.

27 June 2023

Singapore fines financial institutions over Wirecard-linked transactions

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has fined three banks and an insurance business a total of $2.8 million for breaching anti-money laundering rules in their dealings with now-defunct payments company Wirecard.

22 June 2023

Wirecard executives receive prison time in Singapore

20 June 2023

DOJ gets SBF foreign bribery charge severed

A Manhattan federal judge granted prosecutors' request for a separate trial in early 2024 on charges they added to the disgraced crypto executive’s case after he was extradited from the Bahamas.

15 June 2023

Chinese businessman ends extradition battle over US bribery charges

The top executive at Chinese property company R&F Properties told a London court that he will no longer contest extradition to the US where he faces charges over an alleged bribery scheme.

14 June 2023

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