Region: Malaysia

Judge rules court must request forfeiture from ex-Goldman banker in 1MDB case

Roger Ng, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the corruption scheme, argues he has already forfeited enough money to the government of Malaysia.

16 March 2023

DOJ: ex-Goldman banker should get 15 years in prison for “instrumental” 1MDB role

Federal prosecutors said that granting Roger Ng’s request for time served would amount to a sentence that is 98% below the federal guidelines for his crimes.

07 March 2023

Abu Dhabi fund settles with Malaysia's 1MDB

An Abu Dhabi government-owned entity has agreed to pay $1.8 billion to Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB to settle a lawsuit and related arbitration proceedings concerning a multibillion-dollar fraud.

28 February 2023

Ex-BSI deputy receives industry ban over 1MDB-linked compliance failures

11 October 2022

Jacobs Group case creates roadmap for foreign bribery investigations in Australia

A recent decision by an Australian appeal court in a foreign bribery case outlined the sentence discounts companies can expect if they cooperate with corruption probes.

05 October 2022

Mintz Group expands in Asia

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

“The acquisition provides the kind of investment to really be a leader in the region”, Mintz’s managing partner in Asia said.

06 September 2022

The DOJ “caught a minnow” with ex-Goldman Sachs banker’s trial

Lawyers and experts consider the legacy of the Roger Ng trial and the wider 1MDB investigation for the US and Malaysia.

01 July 2022

France opens formal probe into Thales over Malaysian submarine deal

27 April 2022

Petronas confirms employee arrest over graft allegations

11 April 2022

Foster Wheeler statement of facts details uncovered corruption schemes

Swiss engineering company Foster Wheeler chose not to alert law enforcement agencies despite three separate internal investigations uncovering suspected bribery in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia.

07 February 2022

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