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Entries in David Green QC (12)

Monday
Apr242017

Rahul Rose on Unaoil: But are agents immune from prosecution?

There's a growing sense that agents and intermediaries that facilitate corrupt deals are immune from prosecution in the UK.

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Monday
Dec122016

DOJ creates new job in London at SFO, FCA

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.

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Friday
Feb122016

SFO director rehired for two more years

SFO Director David Green CB QC (Image courtesy fo the SFO)UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright said he extended the contract of the director of the Serious Fraud Office, David Green, for two more years.

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Wednesday
Jan272016

Five acquitted in London LIBOR trial

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.

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Monday
Nov302015

SFO: In first DPA, ICBC Standard Bank fined $33 million for failing to prevent Tanzania bribes

ICBC Standard Bank agreed to pay about $33 million in penalties and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement for failing to prevent overseas corruption, the UK Serious Fraud Office said Monday.

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Wednesday
Aug052015

After first Libor trial, UK jails convicted trader 14 years

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.

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Friday
Feb132015

UK court sentences father and son from printing company for Africa bribes

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.

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Thursday
Sep042014

A look behind the proposal to expand Bribery Act coverage to financial crimes

David Green QC, Director of the UK Serious Fraud OfficeIn his third report to the Cambridge Symposium on September 2, the Director of the SFO suggested that the proposal to amend s.7 of the Bribery Act 2010 to cover financial crimes was “gaining traction."

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Thursday
Sep042014

SFO considers more arrests in Rolls Royce case

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.

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Friday
Mar282014

Let's cut the SFO some slack

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.

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Tuesday
Feb252014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements in the UK: Worthy of their price?

After Monday, deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) will be available to the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in its fight of financial crimes, including corruption. 

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Friday
Feb072014

SFO director seeks wider enforcement for Bribery Act

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.

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