Region: United Kingdom

Politicians grill SFO director over Serco collapse

The head of the UK's Serious Fraud Office said she may apply to extend her time in charge of the agency during a parliamentary hearing where she was questioned about the collapse of two high-profile cases.

09 February 2022

Attorney general appoints former judge to lead Unaoil review

A retired UK high court judge is set to lead a review into the Serious Fraud Office’s handling of the Unaoil case.

09 February 2022

Clifford Chance lawyer defends due diligence on Steinmetz deal

A US-based Clifford Chance partner said his firm relied on “substantial” on-the-ground research when it advised a client on whether a mining deal could be tainted by corruption.

08 February 2022

Foster Wheeler statement of facts details uncovered corruption schemes

Swiss engineering company Foster Wheeler chose not to alert law enforcement agencies despite three separate internal investigations uncovering suspected bribery in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia.

07 February 2022

UK court orders release of Wood Group bribery case details

04 February 2022

KPMG sued for £1.3 billion over Carillion audits

04 February 2022

Güralp chairman opens investigations-focused consulting business

“Being the CEO of a company that discovers bribery is very lonely; it would have been good to meet someone like myself who had that experience,” said Christopher Potts, who led Güralp to a foreign bribery settlement in 2019.

03 February 2022

FCA eyes enforcement against Luxembourg bank

03 February 2022

UK Prime Minister commits to introduce new economic crime bill

03 February 2022

UK MPs suggest new financial crime agency is needed

A parliamentary committee said the UK should simplify its “bewildering” array of agencies responsible for fighting economic crime.

02 February 2022

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