Topic: Enforcement

Two convicted in Danske Bank-linked money laundering case in Denmark

A Copenhagen court has sentenced two individuals to a combined 16 years in prison for their roles in laundering billions of dollars in illicit funds through Danske Bank’s Estonian branch.

05 February 2024

British trader convicted in Denmark’s first criminal cum-ex trial

A Danish court has sentenced British trader Guenther Klar to six years in prison for defrauding Denmark’s treasury of over $45 million through a practice known as cum-ex trading.

05 February 2024

OFAC official: review our compliance guidance “line by line”

A senior official at the US civil sanctions enforcer said companies that follow the agency’s compliance guidance meticulously are likely to stay out of its enforcement crosshairs and off its sanctions lists.

02 February 2024

First sanctions evasion charges filed in the UK

Prosecutors in the UK have charged former Russian deputy minister Dmitry Ovsyannikov with sanctions evasion and money laundering.

01 February 2024

Ex-Skadden partner launches business crime firm in London

White-collar crime lawyer Elizabeth Robertson and consultant Henry Pugh, who have worked together since 2007, have launched a new investigations firm.

01 February 2024

Companies face more asset freezes during investigations in India

Lawyers in India told GIR that companies facing investigations should expect more pre-charge attempts by the authorities to freeze their corporate assets when a new law does away with existing guardrails.

01 February 2024

Westpac to pay AU$9.8 million over “unconscionable” trades

01 February 2024

US export controls official: global anti-bribery enforcement inspires export controls actions

The head of the US civil export controls enforcer has said his agency uses multilateral anti-bribery enforcement as a playbook for global export controls enforcement.

31 January 2024

People News: Binance hires a new compliance chief in the US

Crypto firm Binance has appointed a new chief compliance officer in the US following a major resolution in November and Switzerland’s Finma has a new chief executive.

31 January 2024

HSBC fined £57 million in UK for deposit protection failings

31 January 2024

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