Topic: Money laundering

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

New York real estate lawyer pleads guilty to helping Vekselberg maintain US luxury properties

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Robert Wise is the fourth associate of the sanctioned Russian oligarch charged by the DOJ since Moscow launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022.

26 April 2023

Credit Suisse ruling clarifies privilege protections for Swiss internal investigations

Switzerland’s highest court has clarified the circumstances where prosecutors are entitled to view materials gathered by lawyers during internal investigations for banks.

14 April 2023

Jones Day and Kroll fight Wirecard surveillance lawsuit

Investigations consultancy Kroll and law firm Jones Day have denied committing misconduct in an investigation of Wirecard short-seller Matthew Earl.

04 April 2023

FCPA Docket: Ex-PDVSA official pleads guilty to taking bribes

The former general counsel of Venezuela’s state oil company admitted to accepting some $11.5 million in bribes; FinCEN is looking for a new director; and two banks successfully dismissed a Helms-Burton suit for a second time.

04 April 2023

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