Topic: Securities fraud

Former Braskem CEO pleads guilty in Brazilian corruption case

His lawyers had previously argued that the conduct was time-barred and lacked any meaningful connection to the US.

15 April 2021

Rio Tinto and SEC spar over expert witnesses in Mozambique fraud case

The US securities regulator and Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto are attempting to strike out each other’s expert witnesses ahead of a fraud trial linked to a Mozambique coal mine.

13 April 2021

German regulator warned before Greensill Bank collapse

01 April 2021

SEC opens probe into head of Archegos Capital Management

01 April 2021

Former Braskem CEO set for plea hearing in corruption case

The development signals a likely resolution to the DOJ’s foreign bribery case against José Carlos Grubisich.

31 March 2021

ASIC raids mining company TerraCom in fake coal case

30 March 2021

Brazilian prosecutors open Vale investigation over Steinmetz allegations

29 March 2021

DOJ forced to hand over CFTC material in spoofing case

A Chicago federal court judge has ordered the Justice Department to surrender potentially exculpatory evidence produced by the country’s commodities regulator to two former Merrill Lynch traders accused of spoofing.

25 February 2021

Rio Tinto set to go to trial in Australia in 2022 over alleged Mozambique fraud

24 February 2021

Facebook FTC negotiation documents to be disclosed

A Delaware judge has let plaintiffs access Facebook board communications so they can determine whether the company’s record $5 billion privacy fine was inflated in return for its chief executive avoiding personal liability.

16 February 2021

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