Region: Germany

Deutsche Bank asset management arm accused of overstating ESG efforts

02 August 2021

German supreme court ruling a green light for more aggressive cum-ex enforcement

German lawyers say that the Federal Court of Justice’s decision to uphold the first criminal convictions for so-called cum-ex trading will help local prosecutors unleash a swathe of new charges.

30 July 2021

Germany’s highest court upholds first cum-ex convictions

28 July 2021

Counsel Watch: US firm uncovers bullying at NFL team

Wilkinson Stekloff finds a culture of “fear” at Washington Football Team, Deloitte calls on a Singapore firm to fight allegations of auditing failures in the country and Gleiss Lutz leads car manufacturers to Dieselgate settlements.

16 July 2021

Switzerland arrests German cum-ex suspect

12 July 2021

German corporate criminal liability reforms left in limbo

Germany has run out of time to usher in criminal liability for companies before the end of the country’s legislative session, leaving questions as to when the country will renew its attempt to introduce the long-awaited reforms.

02 July 2021

Court documents shed light on Swedish Ericsson bribery case

Four former executives of Stockholm-based telecommunications company Ericsson allegedly took part in a scheme to bribe Djibouti's attorney general, according to Swedish court documents.

23 June 2021

Germany buys tax data from Dubai to clamp down on evasion

14 June 2021

Convicted businessman “wrongly tainted” by Wirecard links

14 June 2021

Volkswagen to reclaim €17.8 million from former executives over Dieselgate scandal

German carmaker Volkswagen said four former executives including ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn and the former Audi chairman have agreed to compensate the company for their alleged roles in the company’s diesel emissions cheating scandal.

10 June 2021

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