Region: United Kingdom

US judge issues arrest warrant for PetroSaudi funds held by UK court

15 October 2021

SFO closes final strands of Watchstone investigation

14 October 2021

NatWest conviction a wake up call to UK financial sector

The FCA’s first criminal conviction of a bank sends a clear message that the UK’s financial regulator is prepared to use its criminal powers.

14 October 2021

SRA discloses number of firm visits

14 October 2021

Monaco prosecutor interviews ex-SBM Offshore lawyer after extradition ordeal

Former SBM Offshore lawyer Jonathan Taylor voluntarily travelled to Monaco on Monday to speak with a public prosecutor, months after he successfully avoided extradition to the principality.

13 October 2021

New FCA cum-ex cases dry up

The FCA appears to have closed four investigations linked to the cum-ex scandal in the past six months.

12 October 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers on the Petrofac and NatWest guilty pleas

A veteran London barrister has acted in the convictions of two corporates in as many weeks, and Clifford Chance has helped resolve financial crime investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.

11 October 2021

NatWest admits criminal money laundering failures

The bank faces the highest-ever AML fine in the UK in the FCA’s first criminal prosecution under its 2007 money laundering regulations.

07 October 2021

DOJ investigating suspected manipulation of energy benchmarks

06 October 2021

FRC launches probe into French Connection audit

06 October 2021

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