Region: United Kingdom

US prosecutors make third bid to seize alleged 1MDB funds held by London court

08 July 2021

Former JPMorgan trader wins employment dispute over spoofing claims

A London court has ruled that US bank JPMorgan unfairly dismissed a cash equities trader over historic allegations of spoofing to “appease its regulators”.

07 July 2021

Former Dechert partner denies unprofessional behaviour

Dechert’s former co-head of investigations has denied threatening ENRC executives and the Eurasian mining company’s legal team while he conducted an investigation into suspicions of bribery.

07 July 2021

Veteran London police officer named as new SFO chief investigator

The Serious Fraud Office has hired former Metropolitan Police detective chief superintendent Michael Gallagher to a position overseeing the agency’s investigations.

07 July 2021

Gerrard denies giving private SFO number to ENRC insider

A former lawyer for Eurasian mining company ENRC has rejected allegations that he gave the personal phone number of an SFO official to the company’s outgoing head of compliance to help him leak confidential information to the agency.

06 July 2021

Solicitor General explains why SFO didn’t present GPT whistleblower’s victim impact statement to court

06 July 2021

All contact with the SFO was authorised, Gerrard tells court

The former co-head of investigations at Dechert has denied improperly liaising with the Serious Fraud Office while representing Eurasian mining company ENRC as it investigated allegations of foreign bribery.

05 July 2021

Brazilian authorities probe money transmitter following tax evasion complaint

05 July 2021

Amec Foster Wheeler ignored lawyers’ bribery warnings

Featured in In-house

A UK court has scolded engineering company Amec Foster Wheeler for failing to take action to stop bribery despite repeated warnings from lawyers it hired to look into potential misconduct.

02 July 2021

Sanjeev Gupta to dodge public inquiry appearance citing SFO probe

02 July 2021

Get unlimited access to all Global Investigations Review content