Topic: Enforcement

Amway faces money laundering charges in India

29 November 2023

Russian businessman challenges yacht forfeiture effort in Manhattan

29 November 2023

UK law firm punished for lax sanctions controls on property transactions

The case is believed to be the first enforcement action by the UK’s legal sector regulator where the underlying compliance breaches concerned a failure to mitigate sanctions risks.

28 November 2023

Entain to pay over £600m to end bribery probe

The gambling company’s corporate resolution in the UK will also be the first such agreement to include a charitable donation.

27 November 2023

UK government approved and encouraged Saudi bribes, court hears

“The SFO is prosecuting two elderly men for complying with requests made by the MOD,” a barrister for an 81-year-old businessman accused of helping an Airbus subsidiary bribe Saudi Officials told a London jury on Monday.

27 November 2023

South African prosecutors face setback on ABB-linked corruption case

South Africa’s state prosecution agency has vowed to return a case against individuals linked to a bribery scheme involving Swiss robotics company ABB to court after a judge found that prosecutors violated the defendants’ rights to a timely trial.

24 November 2023

Australian state metals company avoids AML fine

23 November 2023

Ex-MOD official received secret commissions from Saudi defence contracts, SFO alleges

A London court has heard how a former British civil servant allegedly received “undeclared, secret commissions” from contracts issued by his then-employer, the Ministry of Defence.

23 November 2023

SFO: UK executives bribed officials for Saudi defence contracts

A London court has heard claims that two British businessmen helped funnel bribes to “very highly placed officials” in Saudi Arabia’s military to secure contracts for an Airbus subsidiary.

22 November 2023

Rio Tinto reaches settlement over SEC’s Mozambique fraud claim

The proposed settlement in the US comes a year after the miner resolved a related investigation in Australia and six years after it settled with the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority.

20 November 2023

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