Work Area: Financial services misconduct investigations

FinCEN identifies sanctions evasions red flags in real estate deals

The US commercial real estate market is uniquely vulnerable to sanctions evasions because of its relative opacity, according to a recent alert from FinCEN.

26 January 2023

US Supreme Court won’t hear spoofing appeals

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear appeals brought by two former Deutsche Bank traders against their convictions for manipulating precious metals markets.

25 January 2023

Zuckerman Spaeder partner lands NatWest monitorship

A Washington, DC-based lawyer at Zuckerman Spaeder will monitor a subsidiary of UK bank NatWest after it pleaded guilty in 2021 over its role in two spoofing schemes.

19 January 2023

Report: US prosecutors subpoena hedge funds connected to Binance

09 January 2023

Court approves Danske Bank’s US plea deal

06 January 2023

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

PNF raids McKinsey Paris office, Macron party HQ

15 December 2022

FCA fines Santander £108m for “significant and persistent” AML failures

The Financial Conduct Authority has issued one of its biggest-ever penalties to Spanish lender Santander's UK business for failing to prevent its customers from potentially laundering hundreds of millions of pounds.

09 December 2022

Dutch prosecutors investigating Rabobank over suspected AML breaches

08 December 2022

Russian intelligence agent indicted for sanctions breach

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Andrii Derkach was sanctioned in 2020 for his involvement in a disinformation campaign targeting, among others, US President Joe Biden.

07 December 2022

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