Financial Conduct Authority

Dolfin Financial (UK) Ltd.: Special Administration

Public Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that Dolfin Financial (UK) Ltd., described as a "wealth management firm", has entered "Special Administration". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at Companies House for England and Wales showed that the directors of Dolfin Financial (UK) Ltd. are Rodney Pennington Baker-Bates and Amir Mohammad Nabi, who are citizens of the United Kingdom, while former directors are Stephen Michael Kinglsey, a citizen of the U.K. and France, who resigned effective March 31st, 2021; Sanjay Maraj, a citizen of the U.K., who resigned effective September 30th, 2020; Denisz Andras Nagy, a citizen of Hungary, who resigned effective April 30th, 2020; Donald Dimitri Percival, a citizen of the U.K., who resigned effective October 25th, 2016; Henrik Segerberg, a citizen of Sweden, who resigned effective September 20th, 2013; Kai Yeu Tang, a citizen of the U.K., who resigned effective September 20th, 2013; Adrian van den Bok, a citizen of the U.K., who resigned effective February 10th, 2014, and Dr. Fadi Zaher, a citizen of Sweden, who resigned effective April 14th, 2016.

Sapien Capital Ltd.: £178K Fine

Final Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that it has imposed a fine of £178,000 on Sapien Capital Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at Companies House for England and Wales showed that Sapien Capital Limited was incorporated on October 24th, 2007 and its directors and controlling persons are Ramesh Kumar Ahuja, a citizen of India, and Aditi Aggarwal, an Indian chartered accountant, while the company's website identifies its "Team" as Ramesh Kumar Ahuja, "CEO and Director"; Aditi Aggarwal, "Director", and Matthew Hill, "Head of Compliance and MLRO".

NatWest Plc: Criminal Proceedings

Press Release by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that it has "commenced criminal proceedings against National Westminster Bank Plc" for suspected involvement in money laundering.

Dolfin Financial UK Ltd.: Restrictions

Public Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that it has "imposed a number of restrictions on Dolfin Financial (UK) Ltd. stopping it from carrying on any regulated activities due to concerns about the way it conducts its business". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at Companies House for England and Wales showed that Dolfin Financial (UK) Ltd. was incorporated on November 5th, 2010, its directors are Rodney Pennington Baker-Bates, who is chairman of British insurance broker Willis Ltd.; Stephen Michael Kingsley, a former partner of PR firm FTI Consulting, and Amir Mohammed Nabi, who are all citizens of the United Kingdom, its former directors include Sanjay Maraj, a citizen of the United Kingdom, who resigned effective September 30th, 2020, and Denis Andras Nagy, a citizen of Hungary, who resigned effective April 30th, 2020, and its "person with significant control" is Denis Nagy.

Mohammed Zina et al: Criminal Proceedings

Press Release by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority announcing it has "commenced criminal proceedings" against brothers Mohammed Zina, who was employed as an analyst with Goldman Sachs International, and Suhail Zina, who was a lawyer with Clifford Chance, for suspected insider dealing involving ARM Holdings Plc, Alternative Networks Plc, Punch Taverns Plc, Shawbrook Plc, HSN Inc., and Snyder's Lance Inc.

TFS-ICAP Ltd.: £3M Fine

Press Release by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority announcing it has imposed a fine of £3.44 million on TFS-ICAP Ltd., described as "an FX options broker", for "market misconduct".

Goldman Sachs International: £48M Fine (FCA)

Final Notice imposing a fine of £48 million on Goldman Sachs International regarding a "bribery and misconduct" scheme involving 1Malaysia Development Berhad, a.k.a. 1MDB.