Region: European Union

Hedge fund employee cites Brexit in extradition battle

An employee of London-based hedge fund Duet Group has argued that he cannot be extradited to Germany in connection with allegations of tax fraud as the European Arrest Warrant issued against him is no longer valid.

15 January 2021

More MEPs pile pressure on Portugal over EPPO nominee

12 January 2021

Brexit deal: UK takes step back in cross-border enforcement

The UK now faces more cumbersome enforcement and investigative procedures as a result of the country’s full separation from the EU, but it has managed to salvage some consolations in its new relationship with the bloc, experts say.

08 January 2021

Pilatus Bank targets ECB after botched sanctions case

The US indictment of Pilatus’ former head for alleged sanctions violations gave Malta the opportunity to “recklessly and wantonly” make an example of a local bank, Pilatus alleges.

01 December 2020

France’s anti-bribery regime provides blueprint for EU enforcement

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A prominent French legal think tank has recommended using France’s landmark Sapin II legislation as a model for an EU-wide anti-corruption law.

25 November 2020

EU court denies Syrian businessmen’s attempt to throw off sanctions

13 July 2020

EBA closes its investigation into Danish and Estonian regulators

17 April 2019

EU approves new whistleblowing protections

16 April 2019

Incoming EBA chairman: more resources needed to tackle EU money laundering

27 February 2019

Romania to block former anti-corruption head from becoming EU’s top prosecutor

05 February 2019

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