Region: Netherlands

Dutch report highlights “bottlenecks” in privilege disputes

Privilege disputes in the Netherlands can take over seven times longer to resolve than the timeframe set out by law, according to a report commissioned by the country’s Ministry of Justice.

19 January 2021

Fiod conducts over 300 investigations on behalf of foreign partners

12 January 2021

Dutch court orders prosecution of former ING boss

A court in the Netherlands has ruled that Ralph Hamers, the former CEO of Dutch lender ING, should be prosecuted over his alleged role in the bank’s money laundering scandal.

09 December 2020

UK SFO reaches £1.2 million settlement with former SBM Offshore middleman

The UK’s anti-fraud agency has reached a civil recovery settlement with a Brazilian national linked to a major bribery scheme over a £4.3 million London property.

12 November 2020

European prosecutor: treat EPPO like national enforcement agencies

In an exclusive interview, the Netherlands’ top prosecutor at the EU’s nascent anti-corruption agency discussed lawyers’ potential apprehension in dealing with the new body and what their clients should know about EPPO’s powers.

06 November 2020

Counsel Watch: the lawyers behind the Goldman Sachs settlement

In the latest counsel watch, the lawyers who ushered Goldman Sachs to its historic 1MDB settlement and an ex-head of FARA enforcement at the DOJ registers as a foreign agent.

23 October 2020

Dutch and Brazil authorities investigate shipbuilder IHC

01 October 2020

People News: Dutch ex-government investigator moves to compliance consultancy

In the latest people news roundup, a former project leader at a Dutch financial crime agency who took part in investigations into SBM Offshore, ING, and more has moved to a Dutch compliance consultancy and Zurich Insurance Group appoints a new general counsel.

22 September 2020

FIOD searches European bank over suspected money laundering failures

16 September 2020

Dutch corporate settlements to face heightened scrutiny

High-value corporate settlements in the Netherlands will soon be vetted by an independent body before being finalised, as part of a new set of enforcement guidelines.

11 September 2020

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