Fury of Wirecard Investors

Fury over Wirecard AG puts regulators in the frame Published 24-Jun-2020 by Nick Kochan The Collapse of Wirecard has sent German markets and shareholders groups into paroxysms of anger. The much vaunted long-termism of German investors could not be more at variance with the behavior of the Wirecard board. Hence the …

Danske scandal revelation

A whistleblower has contacted Hermitage Capital Management, the company of investor Bill Browder, disclosing the details of a full-service money laundering package provided by the Estonian branch of Danske Bank.  This whistleblower, whose name is not yet known, provided Hermitage with the details of the full-service package available to Russian …

Spotlight on Belgian court settlements, fears financial crimes brushed under carpet

Jul 18 2017 Nick Kochan, published in ThomsonReuters Compliance Complete   Companies seeking out-of-court settlements in Belgium will face demands for greater transparency following the publication, expected towards the end of the year, of a report drawn up by a committee of 18 parliamentary representatives. One key finding will be the …