Region: British Virgin Islands

Mexico issues arrest warrants for Lozoya and family

08 July 2019

UK agrees British overseas territories beneficial ownership requirement

01 May 2018

BVI fines Mossack Fonseca

16 November 2016

Kobre & Kim eyes offshore and Latin American expansion with double hire

Kobre & Kim has hired a former federal prosecutor and a London barrister as the firm seeks to bolster its cross-border expertise across Latin America and in offshore jurisdictions.

10 October 2016

Former Qualcomm exec sentenced in the US

A federal judge in San Diego sentenced former Qualcomm executive vice president Jing Wang to 18 months in prison and a US$500,000 fine for insider trading and money laundering on June 26.

29 June 2015

Settlement and debarment: the crucial issues in SNC-Lavalin

Engineering company SNC-Lavalin’s prosecution by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police could intensify the debate over whether Canada should introduce alternatives to guilty pleas to settle investigations.

20 February 2015

Judge lays into unreasonable SFO prosecution

A British judge has ruled that the SFO acted in a way that “no reasonable prosecutor” would, prompting concerns about the agency’s judgement.

13 February 2015

Grand jury indicts former PetroTiger chief executive

A New Jersey grand jury has indicted Joseph Sigelman, former co-chief executive of oil and gas company Petrotiger, of FCPA and wire fraud conspiracy charges, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and substantive FCPA and money laundering charges.

12 May 2014

Victory for UK’s National Crime Agency in asset recovery appeal

Profits from investments part-funded by proceeds of international fraud can be seized in full, the UK’s Court of Appeal ruled last Friday; observers tell GIR the ruling could spur enforcers to attempt more asset recovery when their investigations conclude.

10 April 2014

Oil and gas executives hit with FCPA charges

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has charged two former chief executives and a general counsel with bribing a foreign official in Colombia and money laundering.

07 January 2014

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