Region: United Kingdom

Watchstone prepares to sue KPMG over audit

16 August 2021

Counsel Watch: US firm guides electrics company to $230 million fraud DPA

In the latest counsel watch, a team from Jones Day leads Ohio-based electric services company FirstEnergy to a multimillion-dollar settlement over allegations it made fraudulent payments to public officials for beneficial treatment.

12 August 2021

UK tax agency expands foreign bribery probe into gambling company

12 August 2021

Delays at Rio Tinto mine in Mongolia blamed on mismanagement

An independent report into delays at the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia offered different explanations than Rio Tinto, which previously blamed challenging ground conditions.

10 August 2021

Indian businessman can appeal against UK extradition order

10 August 2021

UK’s SFO opens probe into entrepreneur Gavin Woodhouse

09 August 2021

UK’s OFSI fines fintech company over Russia sanctions breaches

The case marks the first time that a company has failed to reduce a proposed OFSI penalty following a ministerial review.

05 August 2021

People News: recent White House nominations and in-house moves

Featured in In-house

Over the past few weeks, President Joe Biden announced plans to appoint a serving national security prosecutor as a top export control official, and Credit Suisse’s latest compliance head left after just four months in the role.

03 August 2021

HSBC: FCA probe into AML compliance nears end

02 August 2021

FCA investigates Monzo over suspected money laundering failures

30 July 2021

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