Mishcon de Reya, one of the UK’s most prestigious law firms, has been fined a record amount for committing “serious breaches” of money-laundering rules. The London-based firm has agreed to pay a fine of £232,500,
On 26 November, the OECD adopted new recommendations against bribery in international business transactions which replace the existing ones from 2009. The recommendations complement the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions and
Some 250 Saudi government officials and employees have been arrested after being found guilty of bribery, abuse of power and forgery, Saudi media reported. According to the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), the arrests follow 6,459
The Bank of England will enforce its green criteria in corporate bond purchases for the first time, establishing a blueprint for investing in a part of the credit world rife with greenwashing. Starting yesterday, the
If you own stocks, chances are good you have heard the term ESG. It stands for environmental, social and governance, and it’s a way to laud corporate leaders who take sustainability – including climate change –
Legislation that will protect and enhance our environment for future generations has now passed into UK law. Through the Act, we will clean up the country’s air, restore natural habitats, increase biodiversity, reduce waste and
Most big UK firms and financial institutions will be forced to show how they intend to hit climate change targets, under proposed Treasury rules. By 2023, they will have to set out detailed public plans
A new version of one of the world’s biggest exchange-traded funds will manage holdings adhering to environmental, social, and governance criteria. One feature will be lower weights for some technology titans including Tesla, Facebook, and
Credit Suisse Group AG agreed to pay almost $475 million to resolve multiple investigations into its role in a fundraising scandal that saw hundreds of millions looted from Mozambique and tipped the country into an
Petrofac must pay $95m in penalties for failing to prevent bribery after the UK oilfield services group pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to seven offences in a plea deal with the Serious Fraud Office.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that London-based WPP plc, the world’s largest advertising group, has agreed to pay more than $19 million to resolve charges that it violated the anti-bribery, books and records, and
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