Topic: Negligence

Volkswagen to reclaim €17.8 million from former executives over Dieselgate scandal

German carmaker Volkswagen said four former executives including ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn and the former Audi chairman have agreed to compensate the company for their alleged roles in the company’s diesel emissions cheating scandal.

10 June 2021

Lithuania regulator revokes Wirecard-linked fintech company’s licence

09 June 2021

Gulnara Karimova lawyer reports Uzbekistan to the UN

04 June 2021

Denmark drops charges against ex-Danske Bank executives

Danish prosecutors have now dropped their cases against all ex-Danske Bank individuals previously charged as part of a long-running money laundering investigation.

30 April 2021

Citigroup denies ex-trader’s scapegoat allegations

27 April 2021

SEC opens probe into head of Archegos Capital Management

01 April 2021

Volkswagen to sue former management over Dieselgate

German car manufacturer Volkswagen will take legal action against its former CEO and the head of its Audi unit over alleged negligence linked to the long-running and costly diesel emissions scandal.

26 March 2021

US court dismisses internal investigation-linked malpractice lawsuit against DLA Piper

08 March 2021

Criminal proceedings cast shadow over Vale following landmark settlement

Vale is facing criminal charges and some of its former executives are battling murder charges following the $7 billion settlement that arose from one of Brazil’s worst disasters.

22 February 2021

Judge calls for DOJ probe into prosecutors’ conduct in collapsed sanctions case

Judge Nathan found that Manhattan federal prosecutors did not deliberately withhold evidence from Iranian businessman Ali Sadr Nejad but that an investigation is warranted.

18 February 2021

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