Region: United States of America

Switzerland’s largest insurance company signs $77 million tax evasion DPA

Swiss Life Holding and three of its subsidiaries based in Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Singapore have admitted to conspiring with US citizens to evade tax by hiding assets in offshore accounts.

14 May 2021

State Street signs another US consumer fraud DPA

The settlement follows three years after the bank signed a separate fraud DPA and means it will now be subject to two concurrent DOJ-imposed monitorships.

14 May 2021

US investigates Binance cryptocurrency exchange for money laundering and tax offences

14 May 2021

Guidance on EU law blocking US sanctions prompts more questions

“On balance, this guidance is likely to make life more difficult for EU companies,” said one sanctions expert.

13 May 2021

Court prevents convicted ex-Coca-Cola engineer from interviewing jurors

13 May 2021

DOJ defends move to highlight Wirecard connection at bank fraud trial

13 May 2021

US authorities return $452 million looted 1MDB funds to Malaysia

12 May 2021

Swedish Ericsson probe closing in on former employees

Sweden is investigating alleged bribery by former Ericsson employees in Djibouti and two other countries, a local prosecutor told GIR in an interview.

12 May 2021

US Department of Defense to remove Xiaomi sanctions

12 May 2021

EU court: double jeopardy trumps Interpol red notices

The EU’s top court has ruled that a German citizen could not be extradited to the US to face bribery allegations on an Interpol red notice because of the double jeopardy principle.

12 May 2021

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