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Former Barclays CEO testifies in £1.6 billion fraud lawsuit

Former Barclays CEO testifies in £1.6 billion fraud lawsuit

02 July 2020

Barclays’ former CEO said he was in the dark about the details of an allegedly fraudulent deal signed between the bank and Qatar, which is at the heart of a high-profile lawsuit, when it was agreed in 2008.

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

01 July 2020

Experts warn that changes to Honduras’ penal code have turned back the clock on its enforcement against economic crime.

Ex-Freshfields lawyer indicted in Germany over tax scandal

Ex-Freshfields lawyer indicted in Germany over tax scandal

25 June 2020

German prosecutors have charged a second former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer tax lawyer in connection to the cum-ex tax evasion scandal.

World Bank sanctions tech company for fraud in Vietnam

World Bank sanctions tech company for fraud in Vietnam

25 June 2020

The World Bank has punished a Vietnamese technology management company for fraud linked to transport projects in the country.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

19 June 2020

In the latest counsel watch, Morrison & Foerster is representing a US prosecutor who is due to testify over the alleged politicisation of the US Justice Department, and Marc Mukasey at Mukasey Frenchman & Sklaroff is defending a Harvard chemistry professor accused of lying to the US government regarding his ties to China.

World Bank dings Egis subsidiary over corrupt practices

World Bank dings Egis subsidiary over corrupt practices

18 June 2020

The World Bank has sanctioned French engineering company Egis for fraud and corruption on Indian road infrastructure projects.

Judge threatens to take Barclays fraud lawsuit offline

Judge threatens to take Barclays fraud lawsuit offline

12 June 2020

A UK judge has threatened to cut off the live stream to a prominent civil fraud trial after a journalist posted a screenshot of the proceedings on Twitter.

Barclays denies deceiving PCP about investment deal

Barclays denies deceiving PCP about investment deal

09 June 2020

Barclays Bank has rejected allegations that it falsely promised investment firm PCP Capital Partners the same deal as other investors that helped the bank avoid a government bailout.

Ethical carelessness, sexism and misogyny contributed to Barclays fraud, court hears

Ethical carelessness, sexism and misogyny contributed to Barclays fraud, court hears

08 June 2020

Barclays Bank employees knowingly engaged in unethical practices to commit fraud against PCP Capital Partners in a 2008 investment deal, a barrister for the investment firm said.

Canadian judge’s fraud ruling keeps Huawei CFO within US government’s grasp

Canadian judge’s fraud ruling keeps Huawei CFO within US government’s grasp

28 May 2020

A Canadian court has determined that the mix of US fraud and sanctions charges facing Huawei’s CFO provide a sufficient hook to allow her extradition proceedings to continue.

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