Region: Switzerland

Geneva prosecutors close probe into Venezuela businessman wanted in US

26 March 2021

Finma investigations drop in pandemic year

The Swiss financial regulator concluded nearly 200 fewer probes in 2020 than the year before, its lowest numbers since 2017.

25 March 2021

Switzerland unfreezes Angolan businessman’s assets in money laundering case

23 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Malaysian corporate criminal liability law swings into action

In the latest counsel watch, the white-collar lawyers hired for the impeachment investigation into New York governor Andrew Cuomo over allegations of sexual harassment, and the lawyers acting on Malaysia’s first corporate bribery prosecution.

23 March 2021

Prosecutors request €2 billion fine in French UBS tax evasion appeal

23 March 2021

BaFin poaches new president from Switzerland’s Finma

22 March 2021

Anti-money laundering weaknesses thwart Bitcoin Suisse’s bank licence application

17 March 2021

Whistleblower accuses Credit Suisse of violating tax evasion DPA

15 March 2021

Cooperation shaves Swiss bank’s US tax evasion penalty

The US settlement resolves allegations against Rahn+Bodmer that it helped US citizens evade millions of dollars in tax, including customers departing UBS while it was facing its own tax evasion investigation.

12 March 2021

Swiss arbitration stalls Mozambique’s Tuna Bonds bribery claim against Privinvest

Mozambique’s UK lawsuit against Abu Dhabi shipbuilder Privinvest over alleged bribery linked to fishing boat contracts will not be heard until the conclusion of a related Swiss arbitration.

11 March 2021

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