Region: Germany

EU court: double jeopardy trumps Interpol red notices

The EU’s top court has ruled that a German citizen could not be extradited to the US to face bribery allegations on an Interpol red notice because of the double jeopardy principle.

12 May 2021

FCA announces Greensill Capital investigation

11 May 2021

London investment fund penalised over cum-ex transactions

The UK’s financial regulator has issued its first penalty in connection with the cum-ex scandal, punishing London-based Sapian Capital for “incompetently” failing to detect financial crime.

06 May 2021

BaFin orders Deutsche Bank to further enhance anti-money laundering measures

04 May 2021

Wirecard took money from the company in shopping bags

22 April 2021

German regulator warned before Greensill Bank collapse

01 April 2021

Volkswagen to sue former management over Dieselgate

German car manufacturer Volkswagen will take legal action against its former CEO and the head of its Audi unit over alleged negligence linked to the long-running and costly diesel emissions scandal.

26 March 2021

Ex-Wirecard executive accused of helping marijuana companies defraud US banks

23 March 2021

BaFin poaches new president from Switzerland’s Finma

22 March 2021

Council of Europe considers new anti-corruption body

A German MP leading a push within the Council of Europe to create a new anti-corruption body says that the move is required following a series of scandals implicating members of the organisation.

19 March 2021

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