Region: Monaco

Challenges to SFO investigations should be rare, UK court says

Following Unaoil’s failed application for judicial review companies and individuals will find it difficult to contest SFO investigations, lawyers say.

04 April 2017

UK court rejects Unaoil judicial review claim

The High Court of England and Wales has said that the SFO did not act unlawfully when it asked Monaco police to raid Unaoil’s premises in March 2016.

29 March 2017

SFO announces Unaoil-linked investigation of ABB

The SFO has opened a corruption investigation into the UK subsidiaries of Swiss-Swedish technology company ABB linked to the agency’s ongoing probe into Monaco-based energy services company Unaoil.

10 February 2017

Unaoil shakes up legal team amid judicial review

Unaoil has substantially changed its representation since details of its legal team – brought in to advise the company on a criminal inquiry into bribery, corruption and money-laundering allegations by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) – first emerged in July.

05 December 2016

Court documents reveal links between SFO investigations into Rolls-Royce and Unaoil

25 November 2016

Unaoil does no lawful business, says SFO

25 November 2016

Freshfields Unaoil investigation clears Petrofac

01 August 2016

Unaoil lines up counsel for bribery probe

As the SFO announces that it is investigating Unaoil for bribery, GIR can confirm that the oil services company has instructed at least three firms and a QC to advise on the fallout from the corruption scandal.

20 July 2016

Australian police fly to UK for Unaoil investigation

20 July 2016

SFO confirms Unaoil investigation

19 July 2016

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