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Deutsche Bank arm fined for failing to investigate Cyprus oil payment

Deutsche Bank arm fined for failing to investigate Cyprus oil payment

10 September 2020

The US Treasury Department has penalised a New York-based arm of Deutsche Bank after senior managers in its anti-financial crime team rushed through a $28.8 million transaction without adequately checking if it violated sanctions.

New York regulator hits Deutsche Bank over controversial relationships

New York regulator hits Deutsche Bank over controversial relationships

07 July 2020

German lender Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $150 million to settle a US probe into its dealings with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein as well as its poor management of high-risk correspondent banking arrangements.

Deutsche Bank resolves US spoofing and swap reporting probes

Deutsche Bank resolves US spoofing and swap reporting probes

18 June 2020

The US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission said that it significantly reduced the penalties due to the bank’s cooperation in both investigations.

Convicted Libor traders lean on absent rate-setting guidance in appeal

Convicted Libor traders lean on absent rate-setting guidance in appeal

07 May 2020

Two former Deutsche Bank traders have said their convictions for Libor rigging should be overturned because no clear instructions existed about how to make submissions for the benchmark rate.

Judge tells DOJ to reveal how it identified alleged spoofing episodes

Judge tells DOJ to reveal how it identified alleged spoofing episodes

13 February 2020

A US federal judge has ordered prosecutors to turn over information about the filters it used to comb stock market data for suspected “spoofing” attacks by two former Deutsche Bank traders.

Kirkland partner moves in-house to hedge fund

Kirkland partner moves in-house to hedge fund

11 June 2018

Andrew Genser has left the partnership at Kirkland & Ellis to become general counsel at a US hedge fund.

Euribor expert casts doubt on the notion of benchmark manipulation

Euribor expert casts doubt on the notion of benchmark manipulation

05 June 2018

The author of Euribor’s code of conduct has chipped away at a tenet of the SFO’s case against five bankers by testifying that he always expected financial institutions to consider their own bottom line when submitting benchmark rates.

Barclays trader refuses to attend Euribor trial

Barclays trader refuses to attend Euribor trial

10 April 2018

Former Barclays trader Philippe Moryoussef will be tried in absentia after refusing to appear at trial over allegations whether he and five others manipulated the Euribor rate.

Freshfields hires former Düsseldorf prosecutor

Freshfields hires former Düsseldorf prosecutor

18 December 2017

Freshfields has made its first lateral hire in Germany in over a decade by poaching a former Düsseldorf prosecutor from a German boutique.

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