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Entries in Serious Fraud Office (261)

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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Wednesday
Jul112018

Martin Kenney on UK enforcement: Repay what you stole, or stay in prison

It is refreshing that a convicted fraudster, who is already serving a custodial sentence for his original crime, has had his sentence increased due to his failure to repay millions of dollars to his victims.

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Tuesday
Jun262018

SFO charges Unaoil for Iraq bribes

Unaoil's lawyer Jo Rickards of Mishcon de ReyaThe UK Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday it brought criminal charges against the Monaco-based intermediary that allegedly paid bribes in Iraq to help two companies win energy-related contracts.

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Monday
Jun042018

New SFO director is an American lawyer

Lisa Osofsky (Image courtesy of Exiger)The UK attorney general Monday appointed an American lawyer with experience at the DOJ and in the private sector to head the Serious Fraud Office.

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Wednesday
May022018

Susan Hawley: UK court limits legal privilege under DPA to protect individual’s right to fair trial

A UK High Court ruled on April 19 that if it had jurisdiction to do so, it would have found unlawful the SFO’s failure to require full witness accounts from a company subject to a Deferred Prosecution Agreement in order to ensure a fair trial for individuals.

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Friday
Mar232018

SFO recovers oil company bribe money from Chad diplomats

The UK Serious Fraud Office Thursday won recovery of £4.4 million ($6.2 million) from two Chad diplomats who took bribes from a Canada oil company in the United States and Canada.

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Tuesday
Mar132018

David Green: UK DPAs aren't ‘cosy’ agreements

Anti-corruption is and will remain firmly on the agenda, said UK Serious Fraud Office director David Green at a recent GoodCorporation business ethics debate at the House of Lords in London.

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