Topic: Enforcement

Ex-Freshfields tax partner receives 3.5-year sentence for role in cum-ex trades

A court in Frankfurt has convicted Ulf Johannemann, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s former head of tax in Germany, for his role advising Maple Bank in a multi-year tax fraud scheme.

30 January 2024

PNF prosecutor: the public interest has no price

Senior prosecutor Jérôme Simon, who helped draft the very law that introduced France’s financial crime agency, provided GIR with an exclusive look into its inner workings.

29 January 2024

Fintrac to fine TD Bank for anti-money laundering failures: The Globe and Mail

29 January 2024

Crypto and cooperation: trends in OFAC enforcement to continue in 2024

After a record-setting year, the US civil sanctions enforcer’s focus on the cryptocurrency sector and its collaboration with partner agencies looks set to continue, experts predict.

26 January 2024

Ex-chairs: OECD needs a resilient negotiator to steer anti-corruption group

Former chairs of the OECD’s working group on bribery said the next person in the role must be calm, resilient and innovative, but also willing to ruffle a few feathers.

25 January 2024

Crypto lender claims Bulgaria money laundering probe harmed business

25 January 2024

DOJ seeks to end second State Street DPA

25 January 2024

Dutch sanctions probe sparks cross-Atlantic raids

Law enforcement agencies in Europe and North America have conducted coordinated raids to support a Dutch sanctions evasion investigation into a company suspected of exporting scientific equipment to Russia for use by its military.

24 January 2024

Frankfurt prosecutors search DWS again in greenwashing probe

24 January 2024

France seizes property tied to India bribery probe

24 January 2024

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