Region: Sweden

Sweden closes China-focused Ericsson bribery investigation

Leif Görts, the prosecutor in Sweden’s National Anti-Corruption Unit who led the investigation, told GIR that he closed the probe because his office could not identify the recipients of suspected bribes.

15 November 2022

Trial of ex-Swedbank CEO begins in Sweden

05 October 2022

ABB hit with trade secrets theft allegations

A US technology company has accused ABB's US business of poaching an ex-chief scientist who helped the technology and robotics company steal source code from his former employer.

26 September 2022

Former Ericsson executives cleared over Djibouti bribery scheme

A Swedish court acquitted four former executives at Stockholm-based telecoms company Ericsson who were accused of bribing high-ranking Djibouti officials including the country’s president to win a lucrative equipment contract.

22 June 2022

Swedish prosecutor: media reports contributed to new Ericsson probe

The Swedish prosecutor leading a new investigation into allegations of bribery in Iraq by telecoms company Ericsson told GIR his primary focus is determining the culpability of individuals.

25 April 2022

Sweden opens new Ericsson probe over Iraq bribery claims

21 April 2022

Swedbank summoned by Estonian authorities in money laundering probe

14 March 2022

Sweden fines Trustly Group £10m over AML failures

23 February 2022

Ericsson reveals “corruption-related misconduct” in Iraq

The Swedish telecoms company disclosed the results of a 2019 internal investigation into its business practices in Iraq ahead of planned media coverage on the subject.

16 February 2022

Counsel Watch: Former Swedbank CEO lawyers up

The former head of Swedish lender Swedbank has hired local counsel to fight criminal charges, as has the first defendant in Germany’s Wirecard case.

20 January 2022

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