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SFO Announces Charges In Barclays Qatar Capital Raising Case
The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") announced today that Barclays and four former senior executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance.
UK
28 Jun 2017
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SFO v ENRC Judgment Could Signal The Demise Of Business Cooperation With The SFO
Yesterday saw the publication of Mrs Justice Andrews' judgment in the claim brought by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd.
UK
17 May 2017
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New Criminal Law Affecting Businesses
The Criminal Finances Act received Royal Assent last week.
UK
9 May 2017
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Corporate Liability For Economic Crime
The Government is examining the case for reform of the law on corporate liability for economic crime, and has commenced an open call for evidence.
UK
27 Mar 2017
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Prison Sentences Handed Down For Insider Dealing
The Financial Conduct Authority has successfully prosecuted two individuals for insider dealing, one for passing on inside information he acquired at work and the other for trading on the basis...
UK
16 Feb 2017
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Labour Market Exploitation: Crime And Punishment
The criminal law can encroach into employment territory in a number of ways. Obvious examples might include breaches of health and safety, national minimum wage (NMW) and anti-bribery legislation.
UK
9 Aug 2016
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SFO Secures Deferred Prosecution Agreement And LIBOR Convictions
The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) will be celebrating after securing two significant public wins last week; its long awaited second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA)...
UK
18 Jul 2016
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Government Proposals To Extend Criminal Conduct In The Business Sphere Raise Concerns
The UK Government announced yesterday that the Ministry of Justice will consult on plans to extend the scope of the criminal offence of a corporate 'failing to prevent' beyond bribery and tax evasion to other economic crimes.
UK
20 May 2016
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements Come Of Age
The Serious Fraud Office will be justifiably satisfied with court approval of the first UK DPA but Tony Lewis and Natalie Quinlivan of Fieldfisher find the case raises questions about scope for application of the new tool.
UK
10 Dec 2015
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SFO Secures First Deferred Prosecution Agreement
After many months of speculation, it was announced today that ICBC Standard Bank Plc ("Standard Bank") has become the first entity in the UK to enter into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office.
UK
7 Dec 2015
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Magistrates Given Power To Impose Unlimited Fines For Certain Company And Other Offences
Companies and their directors are subject to a panoply of legal requirements under the Companies Act 2006 and other legislation.
UK
27 Apr 2015
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Corporate Manslaughter And Health And Safety: Fines To Increase
The Government has recently launched a consultation regarding the level of fines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences.
UK
2 Feb 2015
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Anti-Corruption Snowball Gathers Momentum
In the UK the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") obtained its first conviction against a corporation for bribing foreign officials.
UK
8 Jan 2015
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Corporate Crime & Corruption Informer: First SFO UK Bribery Act Convictions
Two businessmen, Gary West and Stuart Stone, were sentenced for Bribery Act offences yesterday at London's Southwark Crown Court as a result of the Serious Fraud Office’s ("SFO") investigation and prosecution of Sustainable Growth Group ("SGG").
UK
19 Dec 2014
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Directors' Duties In A Third Party Fraud
The High Court has recently held that two directors, who were taken in by a substantial fraud, were in breach of duty to the company.
UK
31 Oct 2014
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Corporate manslaughter cases in 2014
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 has been in force since 6 April 2008.
UK
30 Oct 2014
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Corporate Manslaughter Case Tracker
The Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 was introduced to make it easier to prosecute companies which caused someone's death by their gross negligence.
UK
27 Oct 2014
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Corporate Crime & Corruption Informer: Alstom Charged With Corruption Offences
The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced that criminal proceedings will be brought against an Alstom company.
UK
6 Aug 2014
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Bribery Newsflash: SFO Publishes Their Approach To Plea Bargains
Today sees the publication of the Code of Practice for the UK's Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) system.
UK
21 Feb 2014
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Consultations Announced To Shape UK Plea Bargains For Businesses
Following Royal Assent for The Crime and Courts Act 2013 on 25 April 2013, DPAs are set to be introduced from February 2014.
UK
10 Jul 2013
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