Region: International

France opens torture investigation into Interpol chief

12 May 2022

Most Swiss businesses have recently conducted an internal investigation

10 May 2022

People News: FTI Consulting launches a financial crime practice in China

In the latest roundup, FTI Consulting has expanded its risk and investigations services to China and a small team of former Sidley Austin lawyers have joined McDermott Will & Emery to kick-start a new white-collar team in Singapore.

26 April 2022

People News: Manhattan US attorney appoints a chief counsel

In the latest round-up, US Attorney Damian Williams adds to his senior leadership team, another former FinCEN official heads to a crypto exchange and a US firm has launched a new strategic risk and crisis management practice.

12 April 2022

Future OECD bribery group chair: mutual legal assistance needs to be faster

The incoming chair of the working group on bribery, Daniëlle Goudriaan, said that mutual legal assistance processes take too long and slow down foreign bribery cases.

08 April 2022

People News: DOJ veteran heads to Microsoft

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In the latest round-up, the National Security Division saw the departure of its deputy chief for export control and sanctions, and a flurry of former SEC officials have found new homes in private practice.

30 March 2022

People News: DOJ taps veteran prosecutor to lead Russian crime taskforce

In the latest roundup, the US Department of Justice has appointed a top New York prosecutor as the head of its task force targeting Russian oligarchs and a flurry of white-collar partner-level moves in the US.

21 March 2022

Interpol launches financial crime and corruption initiative

Practitioners said the self-described apolitical organisation has entered the financial crime arena at a moment when many future investigations will likely be driven by geopolitical tensions.

16 March 2022

Panasonic’s foreign bribery DPA ends

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A federal judge dismissed charges against Panasonic Avionics Corporation after prosecutors said the company “fully complied” with its obligations under a deferred prosecution agreement.

14 March 2022

US banks begin to leave Russia amid barrage of sanctions

Flooded with sanctions concerns, financial institutions are beginning to act one week after major US companies started pulling the plug on their business in Russia.

11 March 2022

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