Region: Switzerland

Switzerland becomes latest country to fine SBM Offshore over bribery

Swiss prosecutors have slapped SBM Offshore with a $7.6 million fine for bribery offences, closing another chapter in the Dutch oil company’s protracted efforts to put historic corruption behind it.

23 November 2021

Hong Kong regulator fines four banks over anti-money laundering breaches

Hong Kong’s banking regulator has fined Swiss lender UBS, Commercial Bank of China and two other banks for historic anti-money laundering breaches.

22 November 2021

Swiss banks punished over Venezuela AML failures

The two banks, however, were able to avoid a financial penalty because they cooperated with the Swiss financial regulator's investigation.

18 November 2021

Former Raiffeisen lawyer penalised for leaking legal report

12 November 2021

Swiss prosecutors to close Volkswagen probe

Swiss federal prosecutors intend to drop a criminal investigation into German car manufacturer Volkswagen over the diesel emissions scandal.

09 November 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers who helped Rolls-Royce close out a Brazilian bribery probe

Lawyers in London and Brasília have helped Rolls-Royce resolve the final Brazilian strand of a long-running corruption case and Morrison & Foerster has steered a Chinese electronics company to a settlement over claims it sold millions of defective dehumidifiers.

04 November 2021

Switzerland charges Blatter and Platini over 2011 payment

Swiss federal prosecutors have charged former Fifa president Sepp Blatter and former Uefa president Michel Platini over an allegedly improper 2 million Swiss franc payment.

02 November 2021

FCA details “extremely serious” Credit Suisse compliance failings

The Swiss bank ignored internal warnings that a so-called “master of the kickbacks” was involved in a lucrative fundraising project in Mozambique.

20 October 2021

Swiss ministry urges tighter checks on gold bullion from UAE

18 October 2021

CFTC slaps UBS with fine over deleted audio recordings

A UBS analyst deleted over 1,000 hours of recordings believing they were test files. 

15 October 2021

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