Region: Belgium

Counsel Watch: the lawyers on the Petrofac and NatWest guilty pleas

A veteran London barrister has acted in the convictions of two corporates in as many weeks, and Clifford Chance has helped resolve financial crime investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.

11 October 2021

European court condemns Belgium over treatment of ex-EU official in bribery probe

Belgian prosecutors violated a former EU official’s right to a fair trial when interrogating him in a corruption investigation linked to Swiss commodities trader Glencore, Europe’s human rights court has ruled.

15 September 2021

Belgium sues individuals over alleged multi-million dollar tax fraud scam

The Belgium tax authority says the individuals received advice from UK company Solo Capital, which has been embroiled in litigation and investigations over controversial cum-ex trading tax refunds.

30 July 2021

UBS reportedly reaches €50 million tax evasion settlement in Belgium

01 July 2021

Dutch bar associations investigate NautaDutilh for money laundering

13 May 2021

Belgium charges NautaDutilh in money laundering case

11 May 2021

London investment fund penalised over cum-ex transactions

The UK’s financial regulator has issued its first penalty in connection with the cum-ex scandal, punishing London-based Sapian Capital for “incompetently” failing to detect financial crime.

06 May 2021

€40 billion in illicit funds hidden in Belgian accounts

17 March 2021

Belgium investigates fashion company for money laundering

15 September 2020

Belgium targets Credit Suisse in tax evasion investigation

24 August 2020

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