Region: United Kingdom

Law firm targeted in UK’s largest-ever proceeds of crime seizure

UK authorities have obtained £34 million from a South African law firm and a Cypriot company in the country’s largest-ever forfeiture of criminal proceeds.

22 October 2021

ENRC adds SFO official to leak lawsuit

22 October 2021

US court grants subpoena against private investigator in Dechert hacking case

21 October 2021

G4S individuals’ trial delayed by a year

A London court has postponed the fraud trial of three former executives at outsourcing company G4S who are accused of defrauding the Ministry of Justice.

21 October 2021

SFO accused of withholding evidence in Unaoil trial

A former Unaoil executive’s legal team has argued in a London court that the Serious Fraud Office concealed details of its role in an alleged scheme to hand the bulk of a major corruption case to US authorities.

20 October 2021

FCA details “extremely serious” Credit Suisse compliance failings

The Swiss bank ignored internal warnings that a so-called “master of the kickbacks” was involved in a lucrative fundraising project in Mozambique.

20 October 2021

UK politician questions FCA over NatWest prosecution

20 October 2021

New HFW partners: UK corporate enforcement on the rise

Barry Vitou and Anne-Marie Ottaway spoke to GIR about white-collar investigations trends soon after joining their new firm.

19 October 2021

Review body delays Tom Hayes decision again

19 October 2021

US judge issues arrest warrant for PetroSaudi funds held by UK court

15 October 2021

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