Region: Germany

German corporate criminal liability reforms left in limbo

Germany has run out of time to usher in criminal liability for companies before the end of the country’s legislative session, leaving questions as to when the country will renew its attempt to introduce the long-awaited reforms.

02 July 2021

Court documents shed light on Swedish Ericsson bribery case

Four former executives of Stockholm-based telecommunications company Ericsson allegedly took part in a scheme to bribe Djibouti's attorney general, according to Swedish court documents.

23 June 2021

Germany buys tax data from Dubai to clamp down on evasion

14 June 2021

Convicted businessman “wrongly tainted” by Wirecard links

14 June 2021

Volkswagen to reclaim €17.8 million from former executives over Dieselgate scandal

German carmaker Volkswagen said four former executives including ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn and the former Audi chairman have agreed to compensate the company for their alleged roles in the company’s diesel emissions cheating scandal.

10 June 2021

French prosecutors charge Volkswagen over emissions scandal

09 June 2021

Lithuania regulator revokes Wirecard-linked fintech company’s licence

09 June 2021

German FIU head: banks flagged suspicious Wirecard transactions in 2019

09 June 2021

Germany secures first prison term in cum-ex case

A former executive at Hamburg-based private bank MM Warburg has been sentenced to five years and six months in prison in Germany for taking part in a multi-billion-euro tax scandal.

02 June 2021

German authorities probe Lithuanian startup’s role in Wirecard scandal

17 May 2021

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