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Germany’s new transparency register - what you should know

Germany - March 10 2021 Are your company’s German entities listed in Germany’s transparency register (Transparenzregister)? If you’re not sure, you can check the register…

Marcel Michaelis, Norbert Nolte.

'Enormously expanding' criminal liability for money laundering: (second) update on Germany’s new draft law

European Union, Germany - November 20 2020 A few weeks ago, the German government published its official draft bill reforming the crime of money laundering in Germany (section 261 of the…

Florentine Schulte-Rudzio, Marcel Michaelis.

FS market conduct: A look at market manipulation enforcement in the US, Hong Kong and Germany

Germany, Hong Kong, USA - October 15 2020 In this podcast in our series on market conduct topics intended for a financial services audience, Tim Mak in Hong Kong, Kim Zelnick in New…

Kimberly Zelnick, Tim Mak.

Extending criminal liability for money laundering: update on Germany’s new draft law implementing the latest EU AML directive

Germany - August 21 2020 In January, a draft bill reforming the crime of money laundering in Germany (section 261 of the German Criminal Code (StGB)) was leaked. In a…

Marcel Michaelis.

Germany raids its own financial intelligence authority over backlog of suspicious activity reports

Germany, OECD - July 17 2020 It is not every day that one Criminal Law enforcement authority raids another. However, that is just what happened when, on 14 July 2020, state…

Dr. Janina Heinz, Marcel Michaelis.