Region: Uzbekistan

Swedish court upholds acquittals of former Telia executives in bribery case

Prosecutors’ case failed on appeal because they were once again unable to prove that the daughter of Uzbekistan’s president was a government official under Swedish law.

04 February 2021

Karimova sentenced to prison in Uzbekistan

Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the late Uzbek president Islam Karimov, has received a 13-year prison sentence for stealing up to $1.6 billion from Uzbekistan.

18 March 2020

Karimova’s artwork seized in Switzerland

13 January 2020

Uzbek prosecutor sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption

27 June 2019

Swiss to return $133 million linked to Gulnara Karimova to Uzbekistan

25 June 2019

Swiss Attorney General faces disciplinary investigation over Fifa probe

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Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber rejected allegations of wrongdoing in a press conference hours after the supervisory body in Switzerland’s attorney general’s office announced it has opened a disciplinary investigation into him.

10 May 2019

SAR led to Dutch raids in Odebrecht-linked investigation

Dutch financial investigators raided properties in the Netherlands on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a Brazilian bribery scheme.

27 February 2019

Former Telia execs acquitted in bribery case

The ruling means Sweden cannot collect its $208.5 million share of the $965 million trilateral settlement Telia entered into in September 2017.

15 February 2019

SFO seeks civil recovery of Karimova’s UK properties

03 October 2018

Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

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The former chief ethics and compliance counsel of Swedish telecoms company Telia has revealed details of the compliance programme that helped the company avoid the imposition of an independent monitor in its recent US$965 million trilateral settlement.

10 October 2017

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