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UK: False document fraud up 3% since lockdown

29.10.2020
Insurers have seen a 3% increase in false document fraud during lockdown, according to the head of financial crime at Sedgwick International UK. Steve Crystal, speaking to Insurance Times, said there...

Finland: Prosecutor to press charges in Nokian Tyres' securities markets case

29.10.2020
According to Finnish tyre manufacturer Nokian Tyres, the prosecutor in Finland has decided to press charges against six people who served as members of the company's Board of Directors and the...

Netherlands: Court rulings state banks cannot end customer contracts over doubts

29.10.2020
Dutch cooperative bank Rabobank and private bank Van Lanschot are not allowed to end customer relations, according to several court cases. The banks wanted to end corporate customer contracts because...

Russia: FAS fines TD-Holding for unfair competition

29.10.2020
The Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) has fined the TD-Holding company, a subsidiary of the Tander operating company of the Magnit retailer, of RUB 227,000 (EUR 2,954.51 USD 3,407.83) for...

Lithuania: Government approves plan to set up anti-money laundering centre

28.10.2020
The Lithuanian government has approved a plan to establish a Centre for the Prevention of Money Laundering. The founders of the centre will be the Ministry of Finance, Bank of Lithuania, Citadele,...

Russia: 10,900 counterfeit banknotes found in Q3 2020

28.10.2020
According to the Central Bank, the number of counterfeit banknotes detected in Russia's banking system in the third quarter of 2020 rose 1.8% YoY to 10,922 units. In particular, a total of 8,655...

Russia: CBR identifies black creditors and financial pyramids

28.10.2020
According to Sergey Shvetsov, the Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), in January-September 2020, CBR closed 140 pyramids, identified and stopped the activities of 600 black...

Denmark: Government to tighten control of the sale of cigarettes

28.10.2020
The Danish government states in a press release that it will tighten its control of the sale of cigarette as cigarettes are still being sold at the "old" cheaper price despite the fact that the tax...

Estonia: Trail against former board member of Port of Tallinn terminated

28.10.2020
The Harju County Court in Estonia has terminated the trial against Allan Kiil, former member of the management board of Estonian port operator Port of Tallinn (Tallinna Sadam). The court made the...

Denmark: Arbejdernes Landsbank violated laws when trying to get rid of Clearhaus

28.10.2020
The Danish Competition Appeals Board (Konkurrenceankenævnet) has confirmed two rulings against Danish bank Arbejdernes Landsbank. The rulings, which stemmed from decisions made by the Danish...

France: Apple's iOS 14 triggers complaint by advertising firms and publishers

28.10.2020
US technology giant Apple's new iOS 14 has sparked antitrust complaint in France. A group of advertising companies and publishers have filed a grievance to the competition authority of France. The...

Italy: Pirelli will have no impact from European Court of Justice's ruling

28.10.2020
Pirelli, the Italian tyre maker, said that the sentence issued by the European Court of Justice, confirming the previous decisions of the European General Court and the EU Commission with regard on...

UK: ASA bans Gala Spins advert

28.10.2020
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a gambling advert for Gala Spins, part of GVC. The video advert, which featured five toy animals, has been branded irresponsible as it was likely...

Lithuania: Customs seizes contraband medications from Russia

27.10.2020
Lithuanian customs officers seized 1,936 packages of contraband medications hidden in a truck that arrived from Russia's Kaliningrad region, BNS reported. The truck's driver told customs officers at...

France: Two French banks sanctioned by Swiss Competition Commission

27.10.2020
The Swiss Competition Commission has sanctioned French banks Crédit Agricole and HSBC France as part of an amicable agreement that aims to end an investigation opened in 2012 into euro interest rate...

Denmark: Police finds 1.2 mn smuggled cigarettes

27.10.2020
The Danish police last week found 1,240,000 smuggled cigarettes and DKK 1.10mn (EUR 147,326.11 USD 169,930.75) in cash at an address near Brønderslev, Denmark. The cigarettes are believed to have...

UK: Uninsured drivers in focus at South Yorkshire Police

27.10.2020
South Yorkshire Police have launched a clampdown targeting uninsured drivers. The force said it would be stepping up its enforcement this week, including patrols. The clampdown follows the police...

UK: Defunct law firm sued by 24 insurers

27.10.2020
A group of 24 insurers has sued defunct law firm Richmond Law. The law firm ceased trading in summer 2020 after Santander launched a fraud lawsuit. The insurers, including the likes of Aviva, Hiscox...

Belgium: Immoscoop found guilty of competition violations

27.10.2020
Belgian real estate portal Immoweb has won a case against its competitor Immoscoop at the Antwerp Court of Appeal. It initially brought a case before the courts in 2019 regarding Immoscoop's...

Italy: Shopping centres in Lombardy protest against imposed weekend closure

27.10.2020
Davide Lardera, CEO of the Italian shopping centre Scalo Milano, has coordinated an appeal with the regional court TAR Lombardia against the latest provision of the regional government of Lombardy...

UK: Legal victory for Christ Church Dean in longstanding College dispute

27.10.2020
A legal victory has been won by the Dean of Christ Church in a longstanding dispute with fellow Oxford dons. The Very Rev Martyn Percy is bringing a claim for religious and disability discrimination...

Hungary: NAV impounds fake-branded perfumes

27.10.2020
The Hungarian tax and customs authority Nemzeti Ado- es Vamhivatal (NAV) has impounded more than 7,000 bottles of fake-branded Gucci, Dior, Yvest Saint Laurent, Hugo Boss, Chanel, Giorgio Armani,...

Hungary: Innovelle Pharma receives fine from GVH

27.10.2020
The local firm Innovelle Pharma has received a HUF 47mn (EUR 144,645 USD 166,839) fine from the Hungarian competition office GVH for unfair business practice. The distributor misled consumers when...

Russia: Unipharm fined RUB 200,000 for Detrimax Baby advertising

27.10.2020
The Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) has fined Unipharm company for violating the law on advertising after reviewing the complaint of the Akrikhin company. The Unipharm company...

Denmark: Ferm Living loses court case against Coop

27.10.2020
Danish supermarket chain Coop has won a court case against design company Ferm Living that claimed Coop had sold a copy of its Plant Box. Ferm Living wanted Coop and Wolly & Co, whose plant box...

UK/Netherlands: Former drivers use Uber over 'robo firings'

26.10.2020
A group of former Uber drivers in the UK have taken the taxi app company to court in the Netherlands over its use of algorithms to dismiss them. The drivers claim the algorithm caused them to be...

Russia: Ural factory to pay RUB 50,000 of penalty

26.10.2020
The Ural creamery (the Chelyabinsk region, Urals) will pay a fine of RUB 50,000 (EUR 650.77 USD 750.62) for falsifying milk powder using vegetable fats. The corresponding decision was made by the...

Finland: Oatly launches marketing campaign criticising cow's milk

26.10.2020
Swedish oat-based drinks producer Oatly criticises the consumption of cow's milk in Finland through its Milk Myths marketing campaign. According to the company, the intention of the campaign is not...

France: Lactalis suspected of tax evasion

23.10.2020
According to investigative media Disclose, French dairy group Lactalis used a shell company called Nethuns and based in Luxembourg to dissimulate profits of its British and Spanish subsidiaries and...

UK: Sellafield to be prosecuted for failure to ensure worker safety

23.10.2020
The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has said that nuclear engineering management firm Sellafield will be prosecuted after an employees was injured when working on high-voltage electrical...