Region: Luxembourg

EU accuses eight countries of failing to adopt whistleblower measures

16 February 2023

European court throws out conviction of LuxLeaks whistleblower

Anti-corruption groups said the decision increases legal protections for whistleblowers who break laws to put confidential information in the public domain.

15 February 2023

German prosecutors investigate Hyundai and Kia over emissions cheating devices

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

Law enforcement agencies in Germany and Luxembourg have searched the premises of two South Korean car companies over their alleged use of emissions cheating devices.

29 June 2022

French judge approves McDonald’s €500m tax settlement

Featured in Investigator's Guide to France

The €508 million fine is the highest penalty issued as part of a judicial public interest agreement relating to alleged tax offences.

16 June 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

European prosecutors freeze assets in Lebanese money laundering probe

28 March 2022

FCA eyes enforcement against Luxembourg bank

03 February 2022

Italian prosecutors open tax probe into Blackstone-owner insurer

22 July 2021

People News: Former FinCEN official joins Clifford Chance in DC

Clifford Chance and Debevoise & Plimpton have welcomed lawyers from the US Treasury Department to their offices in the US capital, and a prosecutor on the Halkbank case has joined a firm in New York.

08 June 2021

LuxLeaks whistleblower loses at European Court of Human Rights

A former PwC employee who helped shed light on Luxembourg’s corporate tax arrangements has lost a European Court of Human Rights appeal against his sentence for professional secrecy breaches.

11 May 2021

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