Topic: Asset freezing

Swiss sanctions enforcer rattles legal community with disclosure stance

The Swiss ministry responsible for investigating economic sanctions breaches has doubled down on its position that lawyers have a duty to disclose assets held by sanctioned clients.

01 April 2022

Former money laundering prosecutors predict aggressive US crypto seizures

US prosecutors will pursue increasingly aggressive civil forfeiture actions targeting cryptocurrencies in the coming years, according to two high-profile ex-DOJ officials.

03 March 2022

NCA seizes funds tied to Azerbaijan Laundromat

A London court has ordered the seizure of £5.6 million from the family of an Azeri politician after finding that the money is likely tied to the so-called “Azerbaijan Laundromat”.

31 January 2022

PetroSaudi to appeal against $300 million 1MDB-linked arrest warrant

A Saudi oil company intends to challenge a US court decision to approve the seizure of approximately $300 million in funds connected to the 1MDB scandal that are being held in the UK.

05 November 2021

Angola and Switzerland sign asset recovery agreement

21 July 2021

France to introduce new corruption compensation law

13 July 2021

London police seize nearly £180 million in cryptocurrency

13 July 2021

SFO secures asset forfeiture in global fraud case

07 June 2021

Gulnara Karimova lawyer reports Uzbekistan to the UN

04 June 2021

UK court lifts anonymity order in Azerbaijani money laundering case

27 May 2021

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