Prosecutors have opened a preliminary inquiry following allegations that Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux hired his daughters while they were student.
The South Koran headquarters of Samsung Group have been raided by prosecuters along with the offices of country’s National Pension Service (NPS).
Prosecutors in Bulgaria have charged the country’s former economy and energy minister over the cancellation of a 10 billion euro nuclear project.
The Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
60-year-old technocrat Alexei Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking Russian official to be arrested while in office since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.
Over recent years after the 2008 financial crisis the some of the world’s biggest banks paid billions in fines for helping wealthy clients evade
How a year-long investigation by some 370 journalists from nearly 80 countries unveiled the secret financial dealings of the world's rich and powerful.
Lula da Silva has been freed after being questioned as part of a probe into claims of bribery and money laundering
Investigators are looking into claims that Lula benefited from illegal kickbacks at the state oil company Petrobras
The first day of a historic trial has drawn to a close. Princess Cristina has become the first member of the Spanish royal family to face criminal
Previously reported as missing, one of China’s richest businessmen has been detained by police. Guo Guangchang, the Chairman of Fosun International
Interpol, has suspended a joint programme on fighting corruption with Fifa. The international police agency is freezing the 20 million euros donated
German police have raided Deutsche Bank’s offices in Frankfurt looking for evidence of alleged wrongdoing in client securities transactions. Last
Shares in Deutsche Bank have jumped just one day after the German banking giant’s two Chief Executive Officer’s resigned. Anshu Jain and Jürgen
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been avoiding scheduled appearances in Switzerland, as world football’s governing body is gripped by another
Former Citigroup and UBS trader, 35-year-old Tom Hayes, has gone on trial in London for his alleged role in the Libor exchange rate fixing
Britain’s RBS, 80% owned by the government, say it expects to settle with US regulators investigating alleged foreign exchange fraud and has upped
HSBC has been placed under formal criminal investigation by French magistrates over allegations its Swiss private bank helped customers dodge
Apple may be about to be taken to court in Italy after investigators concluded a probe into whether or not the US tech giant dodged 879 million euros
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu is reportedly set to be investigated over claims of fiscal fraud in the ongoing case surrounding the deal to
FIFA has decided to release the World Cup bidding corruption report in full after the Executive Committee voted unanimously to make the document
A tax deal between the world’s biggest coffee chain, Starbucks, and the Netherlands may be illegal, EU competition regulators are saying. The
A formal criminal investigation has been opened into accounting errors at Britain’s supermarket chain Tesco. The UK’s Serious Fraud Office will
Officials from the ratings agencies Standard & Poor’s and Fitch are to stand trial in Italy accused of market manipulation and abuse of privileged
The director of the IMF and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde has been formally placed under investigation for negligence by a court
Royal Bank of Scotland and its NatWest division have been fined 14.5 million pounds (18.25 million euros) for giving home loans to people without
Credit Suisse Group has recorded its biggest quarterly loss since the peak of the financial crisis in 2008 because of a 1.3 billion euro fine it paid
The privatisation of Britain’s Royal Mail was bungled, according to a committee of lawmakers that reviewed the sale. They conclude a fear of