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Swiss AG lied in Fifa probe, disciplinary body finds

Swiss AG lied in Fifa probe, disciplinary body finds

04 March 2020

A disciplinary committee has fined Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber 8% of his yearly salary for acting dishonestly in a probe linked to Switzerland’s Fifa bribery investigation.

Switzerland charges ex-Fifa secretary general with bribery

Switzerland charges ex-Fifa secretary general with bribery

20 February 2020

Swiss prosecutors have charged Fifa’s former secretary general with bribery offences over the awarding of media rights to football tournaments.

Swiss parliament amends controversial settlement tool

Swiss parliament amends controversial settlement tool

20 June 2019

Swiss lawyers have expressed their disappointment at revisions to the country’s criminal procedure that will make it harder for prosecutors to offer settlements to foreign companies.

Swiss AG barred from Fifa investigation

Swiss AG barred from Fifa investigation

19 June 2019

A court in Bellinzona has ordered the Swiss attorney general, Michael Lauber, a prosecutor, and a former chief prosecutor to be recused from the Fifa investigation.

Swiss AG under preliminary investigation over secret meeting with Fifa president

Swiss AG under preliminary investigation over secret meeting with Fifa president

25 April 2019

The president of a supervisory body in Switzerland’s attorney general’s office has confirmed that it is looking into an alleged third meeting between Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and Fifa president Gianni Infantino in June 2017.

Swiss financial regulator ends 1MDB probes

Swiss financial regulator ends 1MDB probes

20 July 2018

Switzerland’s financial regulator has completed its investigations into banks linked to money allegedly embezzled from the Malaysian Development Fund, with the sanctioning of Rothschild Bank.

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