Wirecard on trial
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US regulators settled a record breaking case against the maker of video game Fortnite, a former Wirecard executive told a Munich court that the collapsed German payments company was a “sloppily done fraud”, and a boom in mainland Chinese family offices setting up in Singapore is drawing in thousands of financial professionals.
Mentioned in this podcast:
Epic Games pays FTC $520mn to resolve ‘Fortnite’ claims
Wirecard was ‘sloppily done fraud’, chief witness tells Munich court
Booming Chinese family offices recruit top bankers in Singapore
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