Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Financial crime risk high on “shady” Ukrainian ski resort project

Campaigners have claimed that plans to build a vast ski resort in the Carpathian Mountains are being covertly steered by oligarchs Igor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Bogolyubov.

30 June 2023

Defendants in Tuna Bonds case ask for speedy trial

Mozambique’s ex-finance minister is reportedly expected to be extradited in July after he and his co-defendant asserted their rights to a speedy trial in cases related to a $2 billion fraudulent loans scheme.

27 June 2023

CFTC agrees two settlements with HSBC over spoofing, record-keeping failures

12 May 2023

Alvarez & Marsal to support Glencore monitorship

Glencore announced in its annual ethics report that its recently-accepted compliance monitors will be working with the forensic accounting firm.

28 April 2023

US moves to dismiss Libor charges against ex-SocGen bankers

Prosecutors in Brooklyn asked a federal court to drop charges against Muriel Bescond and Danielle Sindzingre for allegedly participating in a scheme to manipulate the Libor interest rate.

30 March 2023

US adds FCPA conspiracy charge to Bankman-Fried indictment

Prosecutors allege that Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, bribed Chinese government officials to unfreeze accounts.

28 March 2023

Precious metals traders sentenced in spoofing case

10 March 2023

Short-seller accuses Piedmont Lithium, UK mining company of Ghanaian bribery

A short-seller accuses US lithium manufacturer Piedmont Lithium of performing lacklustre due diligence and leaving itself open to FCPA scrutiny when it invested in a UK mining company.

09 March 2023

Ethnic prejudice questions surface in Fifa bribery trial

A judge ordered all sides of the ongoing Fifa trial to stop submitting filings about a motion to sever the case based on allegations that arguments presented by the government and a corporate co-defendant are prejudicial.

07 February 2023

DOJ seeks two-year sentence for ex-Merrill Lynch traders

09 January 2023

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