Region: Italy

Eurojust coordinates raids in Lithuanian bank-linked money laundering probe

28 February 2024

Frankfurt to host EU anti-money laundering agency

26 February 2024


Featured in The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations - Edition 8

The fight against national and international corruption is a top priority for the Italian government and its law enforcement authorities, as is tax evasion. In recent years, a set of new laws has made the punishments for tax crimes harsher, introducing an enlarged model of confiscation and providing for vicarious corporate liability.

10 January 2024

People News: Former CPS head receives knighthood

In the latest roundup of people news, a veteran Skadden partner in London has announced her retirement and the former top prosecutor for England and Wales was named on the New Year honours list.

04 January 2024

Nigeria drops OPL 245 claim against Shell

21 November 2023

The EU Legal Framework: Challenges and Opportunities for Financial Institutions

Featured in The Guide to Anti-Money Laundering - First Edition

The increasing cooperation among domestic regulators, the institution of a new European authority, the development of AI technology and new products represent some of the challenges financial institutions are required to deal with to develop innovative solutions that can easily adapt to an evolving regulative framework and market so as to prevent the risk of ML/FT offences being committed.

13 September 2023

British American Tobacco charged in Italy for failing to prevent corruption

The Italian subsidiary of British American Tobacco is facing administrative charges in Florence, northern Italy, for allegedly failing to stop its employees from participating in corruption.

26 July 2023

G7 announces anti-corruption taskforce for Ukraine

G7 members issued a joint statement saying they are coming together to fight corruption in Ukraine with a task force.

07 July 2023

Italy freezes $2.5 billion of sanctioned Russian assets

05 July 2023

Corporate criminal liability under Italian law

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2023

In the Italian legal system, public prosecutors are responsible for the investigation and prosecution of all criminal offences, including business crimes, of both individuals and companies. They are assisted by the police.

26 May 2023

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