Region: Europe

ESG misreporting allegations see Deutsche Bank monitor extended

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The US Justice Department has extended the period of a corporate monitor at Deutsche Bank following claims that the German lender’s asset management subsidiary lied about its ethical credentials.

11 March 2022

Currency exchange directors jailed in UK for money laundering

A court has sentenced three businessmen to prison after an HMRC investigation into a London-based foreign exchange company uncovered an “international money laundering plot”.

08 March 2022

FinCEN warns banks to brace for Russian sanctions evasion efforts

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The US Treasury Department’s anti-money laundering unit has advised financial institutions to stay alert to potential evasion of sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

08 March 2022

Ex-Mishcon partner fined over anti-money laundering breaches

The UK’s legal regulator has punished Michael Nouril, a former partner in Mishcon de Reya’s corporate department, for “serious breaches” of rules designed to prevent lawyers from facilitating money laundering.

08 March 2022

UK accounting regulator fines KPMG over inaccurate audits

08 March 2022

French court limits AMF’s powers to target defendants for obstruction

A recent decision in France means that the country’s financial regulator can no longer fine companies and individuals who impede an investigation.

04 March 2022

Spain drops investigations into former king

03 March 2022

Entain reports bribery investigation settlement provision

03 March 2022

US export control agency targets Russian semiconductor sales

The Bureau of Industry and Security’s enforcement chief said the agency has made such cases a priority following “Russia’s unprovoked war against the people of Ukraine”.

03 March 2022

World Bank enters settlement with Dutch consultancy over Somalia project

02 March 2022

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