Region: Malaysia

US prosecutors renew efforts to seize alleged 1MDB funds in London

30 March 2021

UK law firm to give up 1MDB-linked funds

Clyde & Co can release $325 million held on behalf of an arbitration client to the High Court in London after a US federal court dismissed an arrest warrant targeting the funds.

23 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Malaysian corporate criminal liability law swings into action

In the latest counsel watch, the white-collar lawyers hired for the impeachment investigation into New York governor Andrew Cuomo over allegations of sexual harassment, and the lawyers acting on Malaysia’s first corporate bribery prosecution.

23 March 2021

North Korean businessman to face US charges following extradition from Malaysia

22 March 2021

Malaysia issues first charges under tough new corporate criminal liability law

Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency has accused a shipping company of bribery in the first prosecution under the country’s new corporate criminal liability law.

18 March 2021

Deloitte reaches 1MDB settlement

Deloitte has agreed to pay the Malaysian Ministry of Finance $80 million to resolve an investigation into its audit work for shuttered sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

04 March 2021

Clyde & Co can deny payments to PetroSaudi over risk of US prosecution

A judge at London’s High Court has ruled that Clyde & Co can ignore the court’s prior order to transfer funds in an escrow account to Saudi energy company PetroSaudi to avoid the risk of US prosecution.

26 February 2021

Malaysian bank agrees to pay $700 million in 1MDB-linked settlement

26 February 2021

DOJ accused of “naked and exorbitant attempt” to interfere in UK court proceedings

Lawyers for energy company PetroSaudi have claimed that US prosecutors are trying to subvert UK money laundering legislation by interfering in a civil dispute with Venezuela’s state-owned energy company.

23 February 2021

Wife of ex-Malaysian prime minister to face bribery charges

18 February 2021

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