Julian Assange risked the lives of innocent people by publishing classified material online, a lawyer for the U.S. government told a London court Monday during the first day of the hearing over whether the WikiLeaks founder can be extradited from the U.K.
The Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday that a litigation funder was not entitled to a cap on the £3.9 million ($5 million) in legal costs it had to pay after its client lost a fraud case against lender Dunbar Assets PLC.
A Citigroup unit has inked a settlement in England over its alleged role in carbon credit trades, ending a lawsuit filed by defunct companies accusing the lender of aiding a massive tax fraud.
A former Unaoil executive testified Monday that the energy consulting firm was working with an Iraqi state-owned oil company to help counter “corrupt influences” within the government — not plotting to bribe officials.
A former Unaoil executive accused of conspiring to bribe an official at an Iraqi state-owned oil company believed that the money was for security to insure the man could safely conduct business during the country’s turbulent post-war period, his lawyer told a London jury Friday.
A global anti-money laundering watchdog told countries on Friday to protect their financial systems from dealing with Iran, as it blacklisted the country for failing to improve its safeguards against terrorist financing.
An investment recovery consultancy representing 155 Danske Bank institutional investors said Friday it has filed a complaint related to anti-money laundering lapses that seeks 2.7 billion Danish kroner ($390 million) in damages from the lender’s former chief executive.
Swiss prosecutors said Thursday they have brought criminal charges against the president of French soccer club Paris St-Germain and a former FIFA official following an investigation into the sale of media rights for various international tournaments.
Switzerland’s financial regulator said Thursday it has temporarily banned Julius Baer from completing large acquisitions and forced it to appoint an independent auditor after finding that the Swiss private bank had significant shortcomings in its anti-money laundering safeguards for nearly a decade.