Region: Ukraine

People News: former SFO investigator to helm new economic crime agency in British Crown dependency

The former chief investigator at the UK’s anti-fraud agency has been unveiled as the first director of Guernsey’s new economic crime unit, and the head of the National Security Division is leaving the DOJ.

15 June 2021

Lawyers push for white-collar law reforms in Ukraine

A group of Ukrainian lawyers has launched an initiative to bring corporate criminal liability, DPAs and monitorships to the country in an effort to improve anti-financial crime compliance in Ukrainian companies.

10 June 2021

Ukraine tables law to improve anti-corruption agency’s independence

24 May 2021

Judge scolds investors’ bribery lawsuit: “That theory is incredible”

Investors sued a US company after it bought an Israeli business that allegedly engaged in widespread bribery. A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit, saying it was “stitched together by tissue paper-thin” allegations.

31 March 2021

Ukraine investigates central bank officials for embezzlement

19 March 2021

Ukraine investigates former PrivatBank senior executives

Ukraine’s anti-corruption body is investigating three former senior executives at PrivatBank for allegedly embezzling millions from the financial institution.

23 February 2021

California businessman sentenced to 12 years in prison over illegal lobbying efforts

19 February 2021

Ukraine authorities blocked $28.8 million in stolen state funds in 2020

10 February 2021

Investor lawsuit puts spotlight on acquisition due diligence

A US-based flavour company is fighting investors over whether it brushed aside a brazen bribery scheme at a successful business it wanted to buy.

07 December 2020

Ukraine restores anti-corruption law

07 December 2020

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