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The man fighting the system to beat the charge

The man fighting the system to beat the charge

31 July 2018

A former investment company executive’s challenge to US authorities’ long-held approach to corporate investigations represents the inherent power imbalance in US white-collar investigations, criminal defence lawyers say.

Convicted Deutsche Bank trader driven by “satisfaction of being able to beat the system”

Convicted Deutsche Bank trader driven by “satisfaction of being able to beat the system”

19 July 2018

A UK court has sentenced two former traders to a combined 13 years’ jail for orchestrating a scheme to manipulate the Euribor benchmark rate.

Two executives found liable for Libyan fraud and bribery scheme

Two executives found liable for Libyan fraud and bribery scheme

11 July 2018

A UK commercial court has found that the former CEO of a London asset management group and a Swiss banker bribed foreign officials $25 million to cover up a scheme to defraud a Libyan sovereign wealth fund.

DOJ to pursue Barclays forex trader on fresh charges

DOJ to pursue Barclays forex trader on fresh charges

03 April 2018

The US Department of Justice will pursue new fraud charges against Robert Bogucki, after walking away from a dispute over the statute of limitations on an earlier wire fraud indictment.

SEC defends fraud charges against Rio Tinto executives

SEC defends fraud charges against Rio Tinto executives

24 January 2018

The SEC has responded to claims from Rio Tinto executives that it cannot prove fraud charges against them by arguing that it must only show that they had “motive and opportunity” to commit fraud.

DOJ hires new trial attorneys for FCPA unit

DOJ hires new trial attorneys for FCPA unit

24 July 2017

The Department of Justice has hired five new trial attorneys in the criminal fraud section's FCPA unit. Find out who they are.

Autonomy CFO and US prosecutors spar over evidence of alleged scheme to defraud HP

Autonomy CFO and US prosecutors spar over evidence of alleged scheme to defraud HP

10 May 2017

Lawyers defending former Autonomy director Shushovan Hussain against wire fraud charges have warned US prosecutors not to use evidence compelled by the UK Financial Reporting Council and obtained by HP, saying it would violate the accused’s Fifth Amendment rights.

Independent monitor appointed in Takata airbag fraud settlement

Independent monitor appointed in Takata airbag fraud settlement

05 May 2017

Cravath partner John Buretta has been appointed as the independent monitor for Japanese auto parts manufacturer Takata, as a condition of its US$1 billion settlement with the US Department of Justice.

KWM London's former head of fraud and investigations joins Covington

KWM London's former head of fraud and investigations joins Covington

03 February 2017

Recovering assets from a wealthy sheikh’s personal financial advisor as a young lawyer helped establish a desire for fraud-related work, Ian Hargreaves told GIR upon joining his new firm.

Budapest’s €1.7 billion train line under fraud investigation

Budapest’s €1.7 billion train line under fraud investigation

24 January 2017

Hungary’s Central Chief Prosecution Office of Investigation will investigate whether EU funds were misused during the construction of Budapest’s M4 train line, following an investigation by the EU’s anti-fraud office, OLAF.

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