Barclays is investigating claims made by its former chief risk officer in France that managers ignored potential anti-money laundering failures at some of its French branches, a person familiar with the case has told Business Insider. Read More
French financial prosecutors have confirmed that they are investigating allegations of “corruption and money laundering” involving more than $2m in suspicious payments apparently made by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid to a secret bank account linked to the son of disgraced former world athletics chief Lamine Diack. Read More
Philippe Hébert, chief risk officer at Barclays France, has alleged that the British bank's French operations are involved in money laundering and mis-selling. Barclays France is also alleged to have had serious shortcomings with regards to its conduct, compliance and control standards. Read More
The trial of Michel Neyret, once one of France’s most respected law enforcement officers, opened in Paris on Monday, where he stands accused of a litany of crimes, including corruption, drug trafficking and embezzlement. Read More
A senior executive at Barclays has alleged money laundering and mis-selling failures at the bank’s French operations, casting a shadow over the British group’s plan to sell its business in France to a private equity group. Read More
Paris (AFP) - Aides to French far-right leader Marine Le Pen put in place a "sophisticated offshore system" to hide money, Le Monde newspaper reported on Tuesday in the latest disclosure from the Panama Papers. Read More
PARIS (Reuters) - French judicial authorities are investigating the husband of former Areva chief executive Anne Lauvergeon for insider trading and money laundering over Areva's purchase of Canadian mining group Uramin in 2007, a judicial source said on Wednesday. Read More
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