White Collar

Ex-SocGen Exec A Fugitive For Staying In France, Judge Says

A former Societe Generale SA executive who allegedly helped falsify the Paris bank’s submissions to the London Interbank Offered Rate was deemed a fugitive Wednesday by a New York federal court, which said the accused banker can’t fight the case if she stays in France…

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Ex-Skyworks Engineer Arrested On Insider Trading Charges

An engineer who formerly worked at semiconductor maker Skyworks Solutions Inc. turned himself in on Friday to face charges in California federal court that he stole private financial information from his ex-employer, cashed in on illegal trades, and then fled to Taiwan when he was caught…

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AG Barr Can Work On 1MDB Probe Despite Kirkland Ties

Attorney General Bill Barr can work on a Justice Department probe of an alleged multibillion-dollar fraud scheme involving the 1Malaysia Development Berhad sovereign wealth fund, despite his former employer Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s involvement in the case, according to an Office of Government Ethics waiver…

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