Ex-Bank Chief Fights FCA For Info On AML Penalty

Law360, London (May 2, 2019, 7:51 PM BST) -- The former chief executive of the U.K. subsidiary of a Bangladeshi state-owned bank urged a London tribunal on Thursday to force the Financial Conduct Authority to hand over more information as he gears up to fight the regulator's sanction over alleged anti-money laundering failures.

Lawyers for Mohammad Ataur Rahman Prodhan, who was the chief of Sonali Bank (UK) Ltd. between 2012 and 2015, told the Upper Tribunal that documents allegedly in the FCA’s possession are of “fundamental importance” to Prodhan’s appeal of an enforcement decision dating back to May 16, 2018.

Jason Mansell, Prodhan’s lawyer, said he and his client “make...

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