26 May 2020
A former Coutts compliance officer is on trial in Switzerland for allegedly failing to report a suspicious transaction from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund.
21 May 2020
The Malaysian government will press ahead with its plan to introduce a new tough corporate criminal liability law within weeks, despite calls for its delay due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06 March 2020
The attorney general of Malaysia and the country’s anti-corruption chief have resigned just days after a politician with ties to defendants in the 1MDB scandal became prime minister.
28 November 2019
The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB can proceed with an application to set aside an allegedly fraudulent US$5.8 billion settlement of an LCIA arbitration with an Abu Dhabi government-owned entity amid a scandal over misappropriated funds.
09 September 2019
In the latest counsel watch, the Libyan Investment Authority hires Michael Cohen’s former lawyer in its attempt to recover frozen assets and Debevoise & Plimpton acts for an individual tied to the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.
09 August 2019
Goldman Sachs says Malaysian prosecutors’ charges against its senior executives in the 1MDB scandal are “misdirected”.
24 April 2019
The PR bill of fugitive businessman Jho Low has tipped over $1 million as he fights against US and Malaysian charges tied to billions embezzled from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.
21 March 2019
The real estate industry is uniquely placed to flag when corrupt funds enter the US, but sales agents and brokers are mostly unaware of the problem. Calls are now increasing for that to change.
12 March 2019
The Federal Reserve has been targeting individuals ensnared in foreign bribery investigations, including this week a pair of former Goldman Sachs bankers for their alleged role in the 1MDB scandal.
25 January 2019
Rahmat Lim & Partners’ refusal to hand over privileged documents tied to its representation of Goldman Sachs sparked Malaysian police’s raid of its office on 24 January.
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