Region: United Kingdom

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

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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

Court approves SFO’s bribery settlement with Wood Group

A UK court has ratified the £103 million agreement that Scottish energy company Wood Group signed with the Serious Fraud Office to resolve allegations of bribery across five countries.

01 July 2021

SFO told to disclose records of meetings with Unaoil “fixer”

A London court has ordered the SFO to hand over records of meetings between senior officials, including director Lisa Osofsky, and a private intelligence operative in connection to a bribery probe into Monegasque oil consultancy Unaoil.

01 July 2021

Ten years of the UK Bribery Act: corporate enforcement reach remains unclear

The UK Bribery Act ushered in ground-breaking new legislation to hold companies to account, but practitioners say a decade of sparse corporate enforcement means many questions around the law’s potential reach remain unanswered.

30 June 2021

Gerrard denies plot to ramp up ENRC legal fees

Neil Gerrard, a former Dechert partner, has told a London court that he vehemently denies saying that he planned to “screw” mining company Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation for millions in legal costs.

30 June 2021

UK court endorses SFO’s service of Karimova confiscation order

A London court has ruled that the Serious Fraud Office properly served the imprisoned daughter of the former Uzbek president with a civil recovery order concerning three London properties.

30 June 2021

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