There's a growing sense that agents and intermediaries that facilitate corrupt deals are immune from prosecution in the UK.
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The DOJ said Friday it has created a new position for a lawyer who'll be seconded to the UK for two years to collaborate on financial fraud and foreign bribery cases.
UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright said he extended the contract of the director of the Serious Fraud Office, David Green, for two more years.
Five individuals were acquitted of conspiracy to defraud by a jury at London's Southwark Crown Court Wednesday in the UK Serious Fraud Office's ongoing criminal prosecutions for manipulating LIBOR -- the interest rate banks pay to borrow money from each other in the London market.
The first defendant to go on trial in the UK as part of the Serious Fraud Office's criminal investigation into the manipulation of Libor was convicted and sentenced Monday at Southwark Crown Court.
The chairman of a UK-based printing company and his son, the sales and marketing director, were sentenced Thursday for bribing public officials to win contracts in Kenya and Mauritania.
The director of the UK Serious Fraud Office said the agency is close to making more arrests in its bribery investigation of jet engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc.
I do not subscribe to the gloomy prognostications of the relentlessly hostile judiciary and media when it comes to their rebukes of the UK's Serious Fraud Office.
After Monday, deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) will be available to the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in its fight of financial crimes, including corruption.
Serious Fraud Office director David Green has proposed an amendment to the UK Bribery Act that would expand the controversial law's coverage and lead to the possible blacklisting of companies.