Annie Robertson is a correspondent based in MLex's London office, covering anti-bribery and corruption, financial crime, legal and regulatory risk in the UK and Europe. She studied journalism at the University of Sheffield, followed by a Graduate Diploma in Law at The University of Law in London.
Selected Insights by Annie
The current legal safeguard for whistleblowers in the UK is "toothless, overly complex and lacks the backing it needs to be effective."
Deloitte executives reading newspaper headlines would be forgiven for finding more to grimace about there than in the multimillion-pound malpractice fine.
A legal case taken by Wirecard investors against the German financial regulator BaFin is in “uncharted waters”.
A mammoth fine dished out to Commerzbank by the UK financial services regulator is a taste of things to come, as fraud is driven by Covid-19.
PrivatBank has cases in play around the world in its long-running bid to claw back billions of dollars that it claims were spirited away by two former owners.