Topic: Trials

Ex-Cooley lawyer sentenced for defrauding former employers

A London court has sentenced Joshua Brien to seven-and-a-half years in prison after he was found guilty of stealing £644,000 from intergovernmental organisation the Commonwealth Secretariat and law firm Cooley.

13 September 2021

Jean Boustani willing to testify via video link at Mozambique Tuna Bonds trial

09 September 2021

Former Japanese official sentenced in casino bribery case

07 September 2021

Tribunal upholds FCA decision to ban financial advisor for sex crime

01 September 2021

Canadian court orders retrial in Cryptometrics bribery case

An Ontario court has thrown out the bribery convictions of two former employees at US biometrics company Cryptometrics, ruling that the judge who oversaw their case should have declared a mistrial.

25 August 2021

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

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