Topic: Trials

Steinmetz: Vale “turned a blind eye” to corruption suspicions

Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz has told a London court that Brazilian miner Vale is not an innocent victim in their bitter legal dispute over a joint project in Guinea that collapsed amid allegations of bribery.

01 February 2022

Panama charges 32 over Panama Papers scandal

01 February 2022

NCA seizes funds tied to Azerbaijan Laundromat

A London court has ordered the seizure of £5.6 million from the family of an Azeri politician after finding that the money is likely tied to the so-called “Azerbaijan Laundromat”.

31 January 2022

Lynch found liable in HP-Autonomy fraud case

The UK’s home secretary has said that British entrepreneur Michael Lynch can be extradited to the US, hours after a London court sided with HP in its long-running fraud claim against the Autonomy co-founder.

28 January 2022

Steinmetz “at the heart” of mining company accused of corruption

Brazilian mining company Vale has told a London court that controversial Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz lied that his eponymous company did not pay bribes to secure lucrative mining licences in Guinea.

26 January 2022

Danish tax authority fights to resurrect UK cum-ex lawsuit

The tax authority warned that upholding the High Court’s dismissal of the cum-ex lawsuit would make it almost impossible for overseas authorities to bring fraud claims in the UK.

25 January 2022

Second EPPO prosecution targets Bulgarian forestry official

The European Union’s anti-corruption office has filed its second indictment, targeting a public official in Bulgaria for allegedly receiving bribes from the owner of an agricultural company.

20 January 2022

Former BitMEX executives demand whistleblower interview notes

19 January 2022

Convicted former Petrofac executive ordered to forfeit annual bonuses

A former top sales executive at oil services company Petrofac must disgorge £141,000 in profits from his role in several foreign bribery schemes.

15 December 2021

Swiss court convicts private bank over laundered 1MDB funds

Switzerland’s federal criminal court has ordered Falcon Bank to pay $11.6 million after the private lender processed funds stolen from Malaysian development fund 1MDB.

15 December 2021

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