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Malaysia defies calls to delay corporate liability law

Malaysia defies calls to delay corporate liability law

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.

US arrests Ghosn’s alleged escape accomplices

US arrests Ghosn’s alleged escape accomplices

20 May 2020

US prosecutors have arrested two men accused of facilitating the dramatic escape of Nissan’s former CEO, Carlos Ghosn, from Japan.

SFO suffers coronavirus slowdown

SFO suffers coronavirus slowdown

15 May 2020

The UK SFO has not carried out any searches or interviewed a suspect since the coronavirus forced the country to go into lockdown.

Burford Capital loses London Stock Exchange trading data lawsuit

Burford Capital loses London Stock Exchange trading data lawsuit

15 May 2020

Litigation financing fund Burford Capital has lost its attempt to force the London Stock Exchange to hand over information that it says could prove it was the victim of market manipulation.

Ex-Autonomy CFO challenges US role as “world’s fraud policeman”

Ex-Autonomy CFO challenges US role as “world’s fraud policeman”

12 May 2020

The conviction of Sushovan Hussain, the former CFO of software company Autonomy found guilty of fraud tied to HP’s failed acquisition of the company in 2011, is based on an overly broad interpretation of US jurisdiction, his lawyer argued.

Vale homes in on New York real estate in Steinmetz lawsuit

Vale homes in on New York real estate in Steinmetz lawsuit

07 May 2020

Brazilian mining company Vale is seeking information from associates of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to use in an English civil case linked to an alleged Guinean bribery scheme.

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.

Expiry of Fifa trial yet another setback for OAG

Expiry of Fifa trial yet another setback for OAG

30 April 2020

Swiss lawyers say that the recent collapse of a fraud trial against four former football executives will have further damaged the credibility of the country’s federal prosecutors.

KPMG highlights inadequate access to data in Wirecard report

KPMG highlights inadequate access to data in Wirecard report

28 April 2020

German payment company Wirecard said that a KPMG  audit did not uncover evidence to support allegations of accounting fraud but added that the Big Four firm was unable to access information to adequately assess the company’s sales revenue. 

Swiss AG faces calls to resign after collapse of Fifa trial

Swiss AG faces calls to resign after collapse of Fifa trial

27 April 2020

The Swiss OAG has been criticised for taking too long to bring charges against four former football executives.

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