Work Area: Anti-money laundering

US lawmakers grill DOJ on ‘lenient and frequently unjust’ corporate prosecutions

Lawmakers on the US Senate judiciary committee asked top DOJ officials to justify reports of a significant drop in corporate prosecutions and increased use of leniency agreements and guilty pleas.

12 December 2023

Canadian businessman’s bribery sentence shows disparities for foreign defendants

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US prosecutors and a federal judge tried to ensure Naeem Tyab would serve his three-year prison sentence in a minimum-security “prison camp”, but the Bureau of Prisons ultimately decided he was ineligible as a “deportable alien”.

08 December 2023

Defence blasts Estonian investigation at Danske Bank-linked money laundering trial

An ex-Danske Bank manager accused of helping criminals launder illicit funds through the Danish lender claims prosecutors made a series of fatal missteps during their investigation.

08 December 2023

Türkiye strives to get off FATF grey list

Türkiye’s push to improve its anti-money laundering and terrorism finance policies is well underway, but further resources are needed to increase enforcement and judicial capacity, a local lawyer has said.

08 December 2023

Belgian authorities arrest suspect in export control evasion scheme

The owner of a Belgian supply management company allegedly sent accelerometers, surveillance cameras and reprogrammable circuits to China and Russia, prosecutors say.

07 December 2023

Chinese smartphone maker charged in India with money laundering

07 December 2023

British businessman extradited to Denmark for cum-ex trial

07 December 2023

Investigators’ instincts “crucial” when using AI in investigations

Trusting an investigator’s instincts is essential to avoid an over-reliance on artificial intelligence-driven solutions during corporate investigations, a lawyer has said.

07 December 2023

Fintrac levies largest ever fine on Royal Bank of Canada

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The Royal Bank of Canada claimed that the penalty amount was disproportionately large, despite choosing not to challenge the enforcement action.

06 December 2023

South African parliament passes NPA amendment bill

06 December 2023

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