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Entries in United Kingdom (145)

Wednesday
Dec112013

SFO on Dahdaleh: ‘No aspect of this investigation was outsourced’

This was released Tuesday by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office:

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Statement: 10 December 2013

The SFO has today offered no evidence against Victor Dahdaleh, having concluded that there is no longer a realistic prospect of conviction in this case.

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Monday
Nov182013

Park-Ohio discloses potential violation

Park-Ohio Industries Inc. said Thursday a third-party payment on its behalf to tax authorities may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Wednesday
Oct302013

SFO charges currency printer, execs for Africa bribes

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged a specialty printing company and four individuals, including the firm's former chairman, with paying more than £400,000 in bribes in Africa.

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Monday
Oct212013

SFO has makeover, and it'll scare you

At a bribery and compliance confab last week in London, the SFO's Alun Milford hit the reset button for the UK Bribery Act, warning that his law enforcement agency will start acting like . . . . a law enforcement agency.

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Thursday
Oct172013

UK forgets ethics, mulls whistleblower rewards

The recent announcement that the U.K.’s legislature and enforcement agencies are considering the case for financially incentivizing whistleblowers in economic crime cases, thus aping the U.S.-approach, presents a serious and insidious threat for U.K. companies.

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Thursday
Oct102013

Who then is a UK independent director?

A peer level board compliance committee, headed by a senior independent non-executive director with a majority of independent non-executive directors, should be a prerequisite for any company seeking to establish that it has put in place adequate precautions to prevent bribery.

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Tuesday
Oct082013

Transparency International’s Annual Progress Report 2013: Assessing Country Enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

Transparency International (TI) released its ninth annual progress report on the enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Tuesday.

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Friday
Oct042013

The price for impunity is higher than ever

If Western governments sounded frustrated with Kenya's leaders after last week's attack at the Westgate mall, they had good reason.

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Tuesday
Sep242013

Witness names revealed in ‘lost’ BAE files

The identities and credentials of witnesses against BAE Systems were revealed in files the Serious Fraud Office accidentally shipped to the wrong address.

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Friday
Sep202013

First Bribery Act defendants have court date

Three men charged under the U.K. Bribery Act will appear in a London court Monday.

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Thursday
Sep052013

And now, due diligence on your due diligence (for real)

An interesting face-off is currently taking place between the UK’s Parliamentary Home Office Affairs Committee, chaired by Keith Vaz, and the Serious Organised Crime Agency “SOCA” over the latter’s failure to publish a list of 92 institutions, firms, celebrities and companies who have allegedly obtained illegal private information from rogue private investigators. Unless SOCA publishes the list by next week the Committee threatens to release it, despite SOCA’S concern that publication may prejudice ongoing investigations.

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Tuesday
Aug202013

MPs blast work-at-home deal for former SFO chief

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) issued a report in July that set out a 'catalogue of errors and poor judgement' by Richard Alderman, the former director of the Serious Fraud Office, for the terms he agreed with the agency's former chief executive.

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