Region: United Kingdom

UK accounting regulator fines KPMG over inaccurate audits

08 March 2022

Entain reports bribery investigation settlement provision

03 March 2022

Squire Patton Boggs recruits in London and Paris

Squire Patton Boggs bolstered its investigations practice by adding lawyers formerly with Peters & Peters, Fulcrum Chambers, Howard Kennedy and ebl Lexington Avocats.

02 March 2022

UK proposes laws to strengthen economic crime enforcement

The raft of proposed legislative changes includes giving the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) greater teeth by introducing strict liability for sanctions offences.

01 March 2022

JPMorgan: former president authorised controversial Nigerian oil deal

US lender JPMorgan has denied breaching its duty of care to the Nigerian government by allegedly enabling public officials to pilfer the lion’s share of a $1.3 billion oilfield sale in 2011.

28 February 2022

SFO opens investigation into collapsed broadcast company

The anti-fraud agency announced it raided three business sites as part of its probe, days after it received criticism for its dwindling number of searches in recent years.

24 February 2022

Nigeria: JPMorgan ignored “glaring” signs of corruption on oil deal

The Nigerian government has accused US lender JPMorgan of breaching its duty of care to the country after $875 million from a lucrative oilfield sale allegedly ended up in the hands of corrupt public officials.

23 February 2022

CFTC probes HSBC over alleged use of unapproved messaging platforms

The US financial markets regulator is investigating UK bank HSBC for allegedly breaking rules about work communications platforms.

23 February 2022

OFSI reveals fine of payments company over Russian sanctions breaches

Details of the penalty were published after the company dropped a legal challenge that could have yielded valuable insights into OFSI’s working practices for UK sanctions lawyers.

22 February 2022

SRA investigating Post Office lawyers over wrongful prosecutions

22 February 2022

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