Topic: Trials

Ex-FinCEN officials: SEC action undermines US anti-money laundering efforts

A controversial SEC anti-money laundering case brought to the US Supreme Court presents a “unique opportunity to make clear to the courts, regulators, and industry alike” that FinCEN has exclusive authority to enforce the Bank Secrecy Act and its regulations, two former agency officials argue.

24 August 2021

Mozambique Tuna Bonds criminal trial begins

24 August 2021

SFO charges five over bribery scheme

All five defendants appeared at London’s Southwark Crown Court on 17 August to face charges over an alleged scheme to help two companies win office fitting contracts across the UK.

17 August 2021

More spoofing defendants try to block economics professor from testifying

17 August 2021

Counsel Watch: US firm guides electrics company to $230 million fraud DPA

In the latest counsel watch, a team from Jones Day leads Ohio-based electric services company FirstEnergy to a multimillion-dollar settlement over allegations it made fraudulent payments to public officials for beneficial treatment.

12 August 2021

Indian businessman can appeal against UK extradition order

10 August 2021

Theranos founder loses bid to block customer blood test results in fraud trial

A US judge has rejected claims by the founder of Theranos that prosecutors destroyed a blood test database before an upcoming fraud trial, ruling that the medical device company and its former lawyers at WilmerHale never gave the US government access to it in the first place.

05 August 2021

Ex-Merrill Lynch traders convicted of spoofing

05 August 2021

Prosecutors seek retrial of Chinese professor accused of defrauding NASA

04 August 2021

Italian prosecutors appeal against Shell and Eni corruption acquittals

29 July 2021

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