Region: United Kingdom

Former JPMorgan trader accuses bank of retaliating over DOJ assistance

15 April 2021

Paul Hastings investigations partner joins McDermott

Simon Airey has left Paul Hastings’ London investigations practice two months after the firm hired a new head of practice in the city.

14 April 2021

Slaughter and May to lead independent investigation into Greensill Capital lobbying controversy

12 April 2021

SFO opens fraud probe into companies behind car leasing investment scheme

The agency is investigating Raedex Consortium, which entered administration in March shortly after an FCA order to halt regulated activities over serious concerns about its finances.

09 April 2021

People News: former Hong Kong SFC official leaves Clifford Chance

In the latest people news round-up, a former senior official at Hong Kong’s securities regulator has left Clifford Chance for a local firm, and four firms have hired outgoing US attorneys.

08 April 2021

Ex-Serco executive alleges SFO case against him “doesn’t make sense”

The counsel for a former operations manager at Serco has argued in a London court that the SFO’s fraud allegations against his client are illogical and unfair.

07 April 2021

FCA expands financial crime reporting obligations to cryptocurrency exchanges

01 April 2021

CPS pushes for economic crime court in new strategy

Other objectives in the strategy include making better use of technology to improve the prosecution of financial crime and a renewed commitment to recover the proceeds of crime where possible.

31 March 2021

FCA investigates more individuals over cum-ex allegations

31 March 2021

Former Serco execs accused of defrauding UK government

Two former executives at outsourcing company Serco plotted to make false representations to the Ministry of Justice about costs incurred in electronic tag contracts, a London court has heard.

30 March 2021

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