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Switzerland launches Tuna Bonds-linked probe

Switzerland launches Tuna Bonds-linked probe

05 June 2020

Swiss federal prosecutors have opened an investigation linked to an alleged bribery scheme concerning $2 billion in loans raised by Credit Suisse and Russian bank VTB for the government of Mozambique.

Swiss compliance officer on trial for missing 1MDB red flags

Swiss compliance officer on trial for missing 1MDB red flags

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.

Switzerland greenlights impeachment proceedings against attorney general

Switzerland greenlights impeachment proceedings against attorney general

20 May 2020

Switzerland has officially opened impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Michael Lauber over allegations of gross dereliction of duty linked to his handling of the Fifa bribery scandal.

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.

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.

Swiss court blocks Lauber’s challenge to Fifa probe recusal

Swiss court blocks Lauber’s challenge to Fifa probe recusal

09 April 2020

Switzerland’s highest court has upheld a ruling that prevents Attorney General Michael Lauber from leading an investigation into bribery and corruption at world football body Fifa.

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

Deborah Luskin, Anant Modi, Selma Della Santina and Sarah Wrigley

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