Region: Germany

Freshfields agrees cum-ex settlement in Germany

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has paid €10 million to end German proceedings related to the cum-ex tax fraud scandal without admitting wrongdoing.

29 January 2021

German finance minister reshuffles BaFin management following Wirecard scandal

29 January 2021

One charged and more suspects in German emissions cheating probes

29 January 2021

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

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