Region: Germany

German tech executives charged over export control breaches

German prosecutors have charged four ex-managing directors at Munich-based technology company FinFisher for allegedly selling restricted software to a Turkish government agency without an export license.

22 May 2023

New anti-corruption directive could be transformative: EU lawyers

Lawyers in various EU countries say that the European Commission’s new proposals for an anti-corruption directive represent an ambitious proposal that could streamline enforcement across the bloc and improve cross-border cooperation on white-collar crime.

15 May 2023

Former Audi CEO to plead guilty in diesel emissions scandal

04 May 2023

Former Merrill Lynch exec cooperating with German cum-ex investigation: Bloomberg

03 May 2023

People News: Barclays recruits new compliance head

In the latest people news roundup, HSBC’s top compliance lawyer is set to join UK lender Barclays as the bank’s chief compliance officer, and the lawyer representing President Joe Biden’s son in a tax investigation has left Latham & Watkins.

27 April 2023

German prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ex-Steinhoff CEO

19 April 2023

German prosecutors raid Mercedes-Benz in corruption probe

The Stuttgart public prosecutor’s office has searched the premises of German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz as part of a bribery investigation.

22 March 2023

US export violations to cost 3D printing company $25 million

A US printing business has reached civil settlements with three US agencies for exporting sensitive military and aerospace data to China and Germany without the required licences.

01 March 2023

EU accuses eight countries of failing to adopt whistleblower measures

16 February 2023

German prosecutors raid three companies in sanctions evasion probe

The Cologne public prosecutor’s office has searched three companies and a number of private homes as part of an investigation into bypassing EU sanctions against Russia.

13 February 2023

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