Topic: Money laundering

BNP Paribas fined €15 million over AML breaches in Belgium

13 July 2023

Merrill Lynch to pay $12 million over “basic” AML failures

Merrill Lynch has been fined for the fourth time in 12 years for allegedly breaching anti-money laundering rules.

12 July 2023

Maltese anti-money laundering agency levies €2.2 million in fines in 2023

10 July 2023

UK to loosen required bank checks for domestic PEPs

27 June 2023

DOJ gets SBF foreign bribery charge severed

A Manhattan federal judge granted prosecutors' request for a separate trial in early 2024 on charges they added to the disgraced crypto executive’s case after he was extradited from the Bahamas.

15 June 2023

US judge trims bribery case against former Vitol trader

US District Judge Eric Vitaliano found the Eastern District of New York was not the right venue to charge Javier Aguilar for an alleged bribery scheme that took place in Houston, Texas. However, he did not dismiss money laundering charges related to the scheme.

01 June 2023

Crown Resorts to settle AML probe

Entertainment and gaming group Crown Resorts has agreed to pay A$450 million ($293 million) to resolve an investigation by Australia’s anti-money laundering agency.

30 May 2023

Dutch prosecutors slowly turning up the heat on sanctions enforcement

“It seems like sanctions and export control are becoming greater priorities,” said one Dutch lawyer. But not everyone is convinced.

25 May 2023

Nationwide discloses FCA investigation

UK lender Nationwide Building Society said that the country’s financial regulator is investigating its anti-money laundering controls.

19 May 2023

FCPA Docket: Ex-Goldman Sachs banker asks court to delay surrender

A 1MDB defendant asked to push back his surrender date to spend time with his family, an oil trader moved to dismiss accusations that he bribed officials in Mexico in a case revolving around the Ecuadorian state oil company, and the former treasurer of Venezuela will appeal against her 15-year prison sentence.

01 May 2023

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