Region: England

London magistrates' court blocks former SBM Offshore VP travel request

An English district judge has blocked a request on 7 December to allow SBM Offshore vice-president Stephen Whiteley to return to his home in Malaysia while out on bail, labelling him a flight risk.

07 December 2017

US arrests Briton who stopped WannaCry attack

04 August 2017

David Green: English lawyers need to learn more about DPAs

English lawyers don’t understand the DPA process as much as their colleagues in the US ­– the birthplace of the agreements – the head of the UK Serious Fraud Office said on 10 November.

10 November 2016

Internal investigations and the FCA

Tony Woodcock and Ellen Gallagher of Stephenson Harwood in London look at how companies regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority should handle internal investigations, including issues of self-reporting, disclosure and handling employee conflicts of interest

27 October 2016

BAT and Philip Morris in South Korea tax evasion probe

30 August 2016

IBA Paris: French DPAs will speed up corruption investigations

A French prosecutor has welcomed a bill that would introduce a DPA-style settlement tool in France, a day after the lower house of the French parliament voted to approve it.

16 June 2016

SFO charges seventh individual in Alstom probe

29 March 2016

Standard Bank case “an object lesson in how to cooperate”

The Standard Bank UK DPA illustrates how cooperation with law enforcement authorities can work in practice, says the SFO's general counsel Alun Milford. Marieke Breijer in Prague

22 March 2016

UK SFO drops forex investigation

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office on Tuesday announced the end of its probe of alleged fraudulent conduct in the foreign exchange market – 15 months after a financial services regulator extracted huge fines from banks over poor internal controls that allowed individuals to rig a key forex benchmark.

15 March 2016

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