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Entries in Serious Fraud Office (267)

Tuesday
Feb262019

Tesco and the future of UK DPAs

The recent acquittal of three former members of Tesco senior management raises important questions for companies about the UK DPA process.

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Thursday
Feb072019

Unaoil fallout: Petrofac exec admits sprawling Middle East bribe scheme

The former global head of sales for Petrofac International Limited pleaded guilty Wednesday to UK Bribery Act violations related to over $50 million in bribes involving projects in Iraq and Saudi Arabia. 

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Tuesday
Jan222019

UK Bribery Act: 2018 in review, and a few predictions

Last year marked a key transition in the UK in relation to bribery enforcement. David Green departed from the SFO in April 2018 to be replaced (on an interim basis) by his COO, Mark Thompson, and finally succeeded in the autumn by Lisa Osofsky.

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Tuesday
Nov272018

Four more convictions in SFO investigation into FH Bertling freight contracts

The UK Serious Fraud Office said three former FH Bertling Group senior executives and a ConocoPhillips employee were convicted Tuesday for their role in a bribes-for-contracts plot.

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Monday
Oct292018

Long prison terms for former UK oil company bosses

A judge in London jailed two former top executives of a now-bankrupt oil exploration company to a combined 30 years in prison Monday.

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Wednesday
Oct242018

UK enforcement: Former oil execs convicted of $45 million kickback scheme

Two top executives of a now-defunct oil company were found guilty Wednesday of fraud and money laundering after a six-week trial in London.

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Wednesday
Oct032018

SFO moves to seize Karimova assets

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Wednesday it is trying to recover assets bought with money connected to corrupt deals in Uzbekistan.

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Tuesday
Oct022018

Andrew Reeves: Five lessons about privilege in internal investigations

The English Court of Appeal’s decision in SFO v. ENRC has reset the boundaries of litigation privilege in investigations under English law.

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Monday
Oct012018

SFO charges former sales director in seismology bribery case

The UK Serious Fraud Office filed charges Friday against a third former executive of Güralp Systems Limited.

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Thursday
Sep062018

UK appeals court restores attorney-client privilege in internal investigations

The UK Court of Appeal on Wednesday overturned a lower court’s ruling and restored the attorney-client privilege to protect internal investigations from discovery by the Serious Fraud Office.

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Wednesday
Aug222018

DOJ declination for UK engineering firm

The Justice Department said Monday it won't prosecute a UK engineering firm for possible FCPA and money-laundering violations.

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Friday
Jul132018

SFO issues arrest warrant for mining CEO

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Friday it issued an arrest warrant for the CEO of Eurasian Resources Group after he failed to appear in court during an ongoing corruption investigation.

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