Region: Germany

Austrian police arrest two individuals over escape of former Wirecard executive

25 January 2021

UK court rejects hedge fund employee’s European Arrest Warrant challenge

The court described the defendant’s challenge as “so hopeless that it is not properly arguable”, but experts say the case provides clarity on the UK’s post-Brexit extradition arrangement.

20 January 2021

German court suspends market manipulation case against ex-VW CEO

18 January 2021

Commerzbank says it was a victim of Wirecard fraud

15 January 2021

Germany shuts down investigation into ThyssenKrupp submarine deal

Prosecutors in Bochum have ended a bribery investigation into individuals connected to engineering company ThyssenKrupp’s $2.3 billion submarine deal with Israel.

14 January 2021

German court greenlights cum-ex trial against bankers and Freshfields lawyers

09 December 2020

Deutsche Bank's chief accountant steps aside over Wirecard-linked probe

09 December 2020

Germany investigates EY partners over Wirecard scandal

07 December 2020

People News: former SDNY chief moves to Fried Frank

In the latest people news roundup, Manhattan’s former top federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman has moved into private practice, while Australian casino chain Crown Resorts has hired a new compliance department head amid a money laundering investigation.

02 December 2020

German auditing regulator reports EY to prosecutors over Wirecard scandal

27 November 2020

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