Midweek Roundup: Standard Chartered DPA Extended, US Prosecutors Spare Credit Suisse in ‘Tuna Bond’ Indictment, and More

Standard Chartered Bank's 2012 deferred prosecution agreement with U.S. authorities to resolve hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of sanctions and AML violations has been extended until March, and now requires the lender to appoint an independent monitor, This is Money reported. More A U.S. indictment of three former Credit Suisse bankers for their role in a $2 billion scandal involving allegedly fraudulent "tuna fish" bonds in Mozambique seems to side with the lender in describing the employees as having masked the transactions from their superiors, the Financial Times reported. More U.S. prosecutors charged Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Russian lawyer who...