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Comment: Switzerland's Credit Suisse prosecution could herald a new era of enforcement

By Phoebe Seers
  • 16 Feb 2022 11:16
  • 16 Feb 2022 11:16
Credit Suisse could become the first major Swiss bank to be found guilty of money laundering failures in its home country if prosecutors in an ongoing trial are successful. 

The case over alleged money laundering lapses is remarkable in that it is the first major criminal prosecution of a Swiss ban

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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