Region: United Arab Emirates

UAE fines 11 banks for anti-money laundering failures

01 February 2021

Ex-Petrofac executive pleads guilty to more bribery charges

Petrofac’s former global head of sales, David Lufkin, has admitted to paying bribes to help the London-headquartered oil and gas exploration company win construction contracts in the United Arab Emirates.

15 January 2021

Former Spanish king pays outstanding taxes and fines

10 December 2020

Oil executives admit to bribing Petrobras officials

27 November 2020

UAE releases Canadian who reported alleged fraud at gold company

09 June 2020

UAE's DFSA issues fine over illegal cash service

Dubai financial services firm La Tresorerie has received a fine of over $600,000 for “serious” violations of the UAE’s anti-money laundering regulations.

23 April 2020

Jordanian lawyer accuses Dechert partner of orchestrating his kidnapping

A Jordanian lawyer has made further allegations of human rights abuses against Dechert and three lawyers over their actions in a UAE fraud investigation.

02 April 2020

NMC Health’s debt balloons to $6.6 billion amid investigations

25 March 2020

OLAF finds widespread fraud by UK, Dutch and Belgian companies in Syria

The EU’s anti-fraud agency has recommended that authorities in the UK, the Netherlands and Belgium bring prosecutions against companies tied to a €2 million rule-of-law project in Syria.

24 March 2020

FCA investigates NMC Health amid accounting scandal

28 February 2020

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