Region: Switzerland

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

Fifa mulls funding anti-corruption in sport agency

15 September 2020

Switzerland launches two PDVSA money laundering investigations

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The Swiss Attorney General’s Office is investigating individuals over allegations of money laundering tied to Venezuela’s state-owned oil and gas company.

09 September 2020

Angola seizes insurance company's properties in money laundering probe

09 September 2020

Credit Suisse fires banker over fraud in Africa

01 September 2020

Fifa ethics committee closes preliminary investigation into Infantino

20 August 2020

Swiss parliament closes impeachment proceedings against attorney general

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Switzerland’s federal assembly will end impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Michael Lauber after he offered his resignation in July.

19 August 2020

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Sébastien Bergier at Roche

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The director of internal investigations at life sciences company Roche gives an overview of the company’s investigations function and the challenges that arise in internal reporting and working with external lawyers.

31 July 2020

Swiss compliance officer convicted over 1MDB transaction

A Swiss court has ordered a former compliance officer at private bank Coutts to pay 50,000 francs for intentionally breaching anti-money laundering laws in a case linked to the 1MDB scandal.

31 July 2020

Swiss attorney general’s resignation likely to shake up workings of OAG

Michael Lauber’s decision to step down from his position as Switzerland’s attorney general has opened up a debate in Switzerland on the role, organisation and powers of the OAG.

29 July 2020

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