Region: United Arab Emirates

London judge orders extradition of alleged cum-ex trader to Denmark

Anthony Patterson faces up to 12 years in Danish prison if found guilty in the Nordic country.

20 September 2022

People news: In-house compliance hires at Eurotrader, Purplebricks and others

An estate agent, a university and a US technology company are among the companies that have filled in-house compliance roles in the latest people news roundup.

09 September 2022

UAE regulator orders Wise to pay $360,000 for AML failures

31 August 2022

People News: new SEC and NCA appointments

In the latest roundup, two enforcement agencies appoint new directors, while a food processing company named a new CCO.

23 August 2022

UK fintech director fined for obstructing Dubai investigation

06 July 2022

US national convicted of shipping tech to Iran’s central bank

A dual US and Iranian citizen has admitted shipping software and radio parts to Iran in breach of US sanctions and export controls.

29 June 2022

US Treasury urges Middle East banks to comply with Russia sanctions

A Treasury Department official has warned lenders in the United Arab Emirates about the extraterritorial reach of US sanctions enforcement.

23 June 2022

Following Gupta arrests, lawyers warn of long journey to come

South African lawyers say the arrests of the Gupta brothers in Dubai on Monday are a real “milestone” but warned that it could take years for the pair to face trial over their alleged role in widespread corruption in South Africa.

09 June 2022

Dubai police arrest British cum-ex suspect

The recent signing of an extradition treaty between Denmark and the UAE has paved the way for Dubai authorities to apprehend businessman Sanjay Shah on an international arrest warrant.

06 June 2022

France opens torture investigation into Interpol chief

12 May 2022

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