Region: Germany

People News: Fraud Section litigation head joins Squire Patton Boggs

In the latest people news roundup, Squire Patton Boggs has recruited a senior official from the US Justice Department and a former UK enforcement lawyer is set to join WilmerHale.

08 December 2022

FCPA Docket: ABB settles SEC charges

The SEC levied a $75 million civil penalty on ABB, a Korean data company has been debarred from the World Bank, and Mexican bribery charges have been added to the DOJ’s case against Javier Aguilar.

05 December 2022

ABB to pay $327 million in multilateral bribery resolution

The Zurich-based industrial company entered resolutions with US, Swiss and South African authorities, while a resolution of a German investigation is anticipated.

02 December 2022

UBS searched in Russian oligarch investigation in Germany

Frankfurt prosecutors carried out raids as part of an investigation into a sanctioned Russian businessman whose homes were searched by Munich prosecutors in a separate probe in September.

08 November 2022

Bosch settles with California attorney general over emissions scandal

08 November 2022

German authorities raid Deutsche Bank again in cum-ex investigation

19 October 2022

People News: trio of White House lawyers leave for private practice

In the latest roundup, three former White House officials have departed for private practice, and firms have recruited ex-enforcement officials from the SEC and the Manhattan federal prosecutor’s office.

07 October 2022

German authorities raid dozens of properties in sanctions evasion probe

German police have conducted simultaneous raids at 24 properties across the country as part of a sanctions evasion investigation targeting a Russian national.

21 September 2022

New German federal financial crime agency in the works

Germany is set to create a new financial crime agency, amid criticism from a global anti-money laundering body that the country lacks coordination in its approach to investigations and enforcement of financial crime.

26 August 2022

Singapore charges ex-Wirecard employees

Singaporean prosecutors have charged three former Wirecard employees and a local businessman over an alleged scheme to embezzle funds from a subsidiary of the collapsed German payments company.

17 August 2022

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