Topic: Securities fraud

US adds FCPA conspiracy charge to Bankman-Fried indictment

Prosecutors allege that Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, bribed Chinese government officials to unfreeze accounts.

28 March 2023

Ex-Allianz manager’s case could disrupt DOJ strategy for corporate prosecutions

Gregoire Tournant accuses federal prosecutors of coercing Allianz's counsel into building a case against him and violating his attorney-client privileges. A ruling in his favour could force the DOJ to rethink the way it conducts white-collar investigations.

15 March 2023

FTX founder hit with barrage of charges in US

US federal prosecutors and regulators are accusing cryptocurrency exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried of defrauding customers and investors in a series of charges announced on Tuesday.

13 December 2022

CFTC fines trader for mismarking Libor figures

07 September 2022

TP ICAP has spent £2 million so far on two German cum-ex investigations

10 August 2022

Odebrecht sanctioned by judge for not turning over documents in investor suit

The construction giant, which pleaded guilty in 2016 to paying more than $700 million in bribes to obtain business, defied a court order to produce documents for 20 months.

08 August 2022

Lawyers question fairness of denial of whistleblower reward applicant

A federal appeals court sided with the SEC as it denied a reward to a whistleblower because the agency didn’t use his information in an action of its own. Although the law is clear, the decision has some lawyers questioning the fairness of the outcome.

26 July 2022

Spoofing trial lays out complicated labyrinth of futures trading by former JPMorgan employees

The defendants "taught me everything I knew" a witness called by the government said.

14 July 2022

Counsel Watch: Archegos founder lawyers up as fraud charges mount

In the latest counsel watch, the Ukrainian government has tapped a top DC sanctions lawyer to advise the country on Russian sanctions, and former executives at collapsed investment fund Archegos have recruited white-collar lawyers to help them fight civil and criminal fraud charges in New York.

03 May 2022

Mongolia requests documents on Rio Tinto project

03 March 2022

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