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Former Malaysia PM sentenced to 12 years in prison for 1MDB scandal
Former Malayisan Prime Minister Najib Rajak has been sentenced to 12 years in prison at the end of a trial stemming from the 1MDB corruption scandal. The Kuala Lumpur High Court found Najib guilty on all seven charges of abuse of power, breach of tru (More)
Goldman Sachs to pay $3.9B settlement in Malaysia 1MDB corruption case
The Malaysian government announced Friday that Goldman Sachs has agreed to a total settlement of USD $3.9 billion in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) corruption scandal. In return, the government will dissolve all the criminal charges and proc (More)
US Department of Justice reaches settlement in 1MDB fraud case
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a settlement Wednesday in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fraud case in which Malaysian government officials allegedly siphoned money from the development bank for personal gain.The DOJ's Kleptoc (More)
Philadelphia sues 7 banks alleging municipal bond collusion
The city of Philadelphia filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Bank of America Corp, Barclays Plc, Citigroup Inc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Royal Bank of Canada and Wells Fargo & Co of defrauding the city and public entities out of m (More)
Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs subsidiaries in 1MDB scandal
The Attorney General of Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs subsidiaries for their part in the 1MDB scandal.Malaysian authorities allege that between May 2012 and March 2013 three bonds were issued by subsidiaries of 1 (More)
Federal appeals court allows Goldman Sachs gender discrimination case to move forward
A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Tuesday allowed a now 13-year-old gender discrimination lawsuit against Goldman Sachs to proceed with class action status.More than 2,000 current and former female Goldman (More)
Trump signs Dodd-Frank rollback into law, ending Obama-era banking rules
US President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Thursday that decreases some Obama-era regulations imposed on banks by the Dodd-Frank Act .Trump's signature comes just two days after House approval on Tuesday.The new law allows banks with (More)
Congress approves bill to roll back bank regulations
In a 258-159 vote, the US House on Tuesday approved a bill to decrease some regulations that Dodd-Frank imposed on banks during the Obama administration.This vote follows an executive order President Donald Trump issued last year, ordering the (More)
Venezuela Constituent Assembly approves investigation of opposition for supporting US sanctions
Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly on Tuesday approved a decree rejecting the US economic sanctions and called for treason investigations into political actors for supporting the sanctions. The decree was passed unanimously [BBC report by the (More)
International Treaty and Constitution: Contradictions of Cameroon
JURIST Guest Columnist Doris Toyou of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law discusses treaty translation issues in the nation of Cameroon... The 2016 unrest in the Republic of Cameroon ("Cameroon") started when a group of Anglophone lawyers dema (More)
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