Region: Spain

Hogan Lovells boosts Florida team

Hogan Lovells has hired investigations lawyer Marty Steinberg as a partner in the firm’s international litigation practice in Miami.

03 July 2015

People news

A round up of the latest people moves, featuring a lateral hire in Spain and a former FBI agent who rejoined the world of investment banking.

29 May 2015

FC Barcelona ordered to stand trial on tax fraud charges

A Spanish judge has ordered football club Barcelona, its president Josep Bartomeu, and former president Sandro Rosell, to stand trial on charges that they committed tax fraud over the transfer of Brazilian footballer Neymar, according to reports.

15 May 2015

Spain to create compliance defence

Amendments to Spain’s criminal code that enter into force on 1 July will introduce a compliance defence that could help companies avoid corporate criminal liability.

29 April 2015

Spain launches Banco de Madrid AML investigation

A Spanish investigating judge has opened a money-laundering probe into Banco de Madrid, the local unit of Andorran bank Banca Privada d’Andorra (BPA).

29 April 2015

BPA owners order internal investigation after money laundering allegations

Grupo Banca Privada d’Andorra (BPA) has opened an internal investigation into allegations made by the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) that the private bank laundered money on behalf of Russian, Chinese and Venezuelan criminals, according to Reuters.

25 March 2015

Spain’s AML regulator refers BPA bank to prosecutors

Spain’s anti-money laundering regulator has referred its case against Banco de Madrid to the country’s anti-corruption prosecutors, less than a week after FinCEN published allegations of money laundering against the bank’s Andorran parent company.

18 March 2015

Spain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CNMC)

Featured in The Due Process Guide 2015

Grade: B-Wait, didn’t the authority only open its doors a short while ago?

09 March 2015

Eversheds hires in Madrid

Eversheds has added former chief compliance counsel María Hernández to its partnership in Madrid.

19 January 2015

Hogan Lovells promotes in London, Madrid and DC

Hogan Lovells announced on 5 January that it has promoted five lawyers, whose specialisations include sanctions, data protection, fraud and banking investigations.

08 January 2015

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