Region: Italy

EU accuses eight countries of failing to adopt whistleblower measures

16 February 2023

EPPO charges Italian road builder with fraud in Romania

European Union prosecutors have charged an Italian construction company with fraudulently obtaining EU funds by allegedly lying about its work on a road-building project in Romania.

11 January 2023

People News: Credit Suisse brings in new compliance chief

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In the latest roundup, Swiss lender Credit Suisse has brought in a new chief compliance officer after her predecessor was in the role for just one year, while several law firms have announced promotions to partner level.

03 November 2022

Counsel Watch: FRA founder lands another DOJ monitorship

In the latest counsel watch, a founding partner at Forensic Risk Alliance is handling a monitorship for a construction company and a well-known Italian football club has instructed lawyers for a market fraud investigation.

01 November 2022

PwC to pay £1.75m for BT audit failures

08 August 2022

Italy court upholds Shell and Eni acquittals in Nigeria bribery case

An appeal court in Milan has upheld a decision to throw out corruption charges against Anglo-Dutch energy company Shell and Italian oil company Eni over an alleged bribery scheme in Nigeria.

19 July 2022

DOJ: compliance monitor “unnecessary” in Fiat Chrysler plea deal

The US arm of carmaker Fiat Chrysler has avoided a monitor as part of its $300 million plea agreement with the US Department of Justice for misleading customers and regulators about the emissions and fuel efficiency of some of its vehicles.

06 June 2022

Criminal convictions overturned in Monte dei Paschi fraud trial

A Milan appeal court has acquitted former executives at Deutsche Bank, Nomura International and Monte dei Paschi di Siena who were accused of helping the Italian lender hide its shaky financial position in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

10 May 2022

Most Swiss businesses have recently conducted an internal investigation

10 May 2022

European prosecutors raid Japanese carmaker in emissions probe

28 April 2022

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