Region: Switzerland

Swiss privilege ruling a concern for companies seeking legal advice outside of Europe

One Swiss lawyer said the country’s parliament should examine the “unacceptable” ruling that permits prosecutors to seize legal advice given by lawyers outside of Europe in certain circumstances.

23 July 2021

Angola and Switzerland sign asset recovery agreement

21 July 2021

Counsel Watch: US firm uncovers bullying at NFL team

Wilkinson Stekloff finds a culture of “fear” at Washington Football Team, Deloitte calls on a Singapore firm to fight allegations of auditing failures in the country and Gleiss Lutz leads car manufacturers to Dieselgate settlements.

16 July 2021

Pemex subsidiary halts new business with Trafigura amid corruption probes

16 July 2021

SFO claims evidence of $380 million DRC bribery scheme

The UK’s anti-fraud agency says it has evidence of a vast money laundering scheme connected to a plot to pay bribes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

15 July 2021

Swiss prosecutors return corruption proceeds to South American football association

14 July 2021

Switzerland arrests German cum-ex suspect

12 July 2021

Ex-MROS chief: new powers a “major step forward” for Swiss international cooperation

The former head of Switzerland’s financial intelligence unit expects foreign authorities to eagerly tap the office’s expanded powers to demand information from banks on behalf of international partners.

06 July 2021

Swiss court hands $1.5 million fine to son of former Libyan oil minister

05 July 2021

UBS reportedly reaches €50 million tax evasion settlement in Belgium

01 July 2021

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