Region: Netherlands

Counsel Watch

GIR rounds up the lawyers and firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel acting for TechnipFMC as it braces for a global foreign bribery settlement and the lawyers defending Shell in foreign bribery-related actions in several jurisdictions.

18 March 2019

Banca d’Italia bans ING Italy from taking on new customers

18 March 2019

De Brauw lawyer joins Norton Rose

Sharon Oded has joined Norton Rose Fulbright as a regulatory, compliance and investigations partner in its London and Amsterdam offices.

07 March 2019

Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority to beef up resources to fight money laundering

07 March 2019

Netherlands considers oversight over large settlements

Dutch lawyers have welcomed the Netherlands Public Prosecution Service’s “sudden” and long overdue plans to introduce a limited form of judicial scrutiny over penalties imposed on companies in serious economic crime cases.

06 March 2019

Dutch prosecutors “showing real mettle” by preparing to charge Shell

Anti-corruption campaigners reacted positively to news that Dutch prosecutors are preparing to press criminal charges against Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell over a Nigerian oil field.

01 March 2019

SAR led to Dutch raids in Odebrecht-linked investigation

Dutch financial investigators raided properties in the Netherlands on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a Brazilian bribery scheme.

27 February 2019

Former Telia execs acquitted in bribery case

The ruling means Sweden cannot collect its $208.5 million share of the $965 million trilateral settlement Telia entered into in September 2017.

15 February 2019

Dutch authorities raid company in Saudi metro line bribery investigation

15 February 2019

GDPR becomes critical issue in Brazil Trafigura investigation

Lawyers have cited mutual legal assistance treaties and certain GDPR exceptions as some of the routes through which oil trader Trafigura could hand over emails to Brazilian authorities.

15 January 2019

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