Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Singapore charges two Prudential agents

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Singapore’s financial regulator charged agents of UK insurance company Prudential’s local subsidiary with obstruction of justice, falsification of records, and providing false information to the agency.

20 May 2022

Reports to the SEC doubled in 2021

SEC chairman Gary Gensler said the agency’s enforcement division needs more resources to deal with a surge in reports from whistleblowers and members of the public.

18 May 2022

Allianz agrees $6bn US fraud settlement

17 May 2022

SEC enforcement head calls out defence counsel

In a pointed speech, Gurbir Grewal said the defence bar has moved on to “more subtle behaviours” that can frustrate and delay its investigations.

13 May 2022

Rio Tinto fined in Australia

The country’s corporate watchdog has fined Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto $750,000 for failing to disclose material information about the value of a Mozambique mining project.

07 March 2022

SEC, DOJ probing major US lenders over block trading practices

15 February 2022

Morgan Lewis recruits SEC’s former acting deputy enforcement director

Kelly Gibson, who also led the agency’s ESG task force, said the SEC already has “the tools in its toolbox” to bring greenwashing cases.

14 February 2022

US regulators fine crypto lender $100m

14 February 2022

KPMG sued for £1.3 billion over Carillion audits

04 February 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

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