Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, Switzerland | 14 Jan 2022
German prosecutors have accused an investment fund manager of helping to launder more than €22 million in funds embezzled from collapsed payments company Wirecard.
Lexology PRO | Global, Madagascar | 4 Jan 2022
Three companies settled with the World Bank over their conduct on a project to develop two airports in Madagascar.
RPC | Hong Kong | 7 Dec 2021
Re Robertson QC is the latest reported judgment dealing with an application for ad hoc admission to the local bar, pursuant to section 27(4) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap 159). There appears to have been fewer applications by Queen's Counsel based in England for ad hoc admission to the local bar in 2021, as was the case in 2020 – therein lies a covid-19 story of (among other......
Lexology PRO | Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, etc. | 3 Dec 2021
A look at Member States’ progress on transposing the EU Whistleblower Directive by 17 December 2021, and compliance deadlines for companies.
Lexology PRO | USA | 1 Dec 2021
Kenneth Polite said he sees companies flagging any and all allegations of misconduct to the DOJ, particularly when they’re already subject to settlement agreements.
RK Dewan & Co | India | 30 Nov 2021
A Power of Attorney, also known as a letter of attorney, is a formal authorization to represent or act on behalf of someone in private, commercial, or…
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 25 Nov 2021
Germany’s newly-assembled coalition government has announced plans for an overhaul of the country’s corporate misconduct laws.
Lexology PRO | Bahrain, Middle East, United Arab Emirates | 24 Nov 2021
A senior compliance official at Bahrain’s central bank has said that regulators across the globe have “collectively failed” to encourage whistleblowers.
Lexology PRO | USA | 22 Nov 2021
There is a renewed willingness in the US to hold the likes of lawyers and real estate agents accountable, intensifying a years-long drive to curb those who enable financial misconduct.
Lexology PRO | USA | 16 Nov 2021
The past year also saw a record number of FCPA whistleblower reports to the agency.