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Judge approves “unprecedented” fraud DPA with G4S subsidiary

Judge approves “unprecedented” fraud DPA with G4S subsidiary

17 July 2020

A judge has said that G4S Care & Justice’s £44.5 million DPA with the SFO is the toughest agreed in the UK to date, as he approved the settlement.

G4S subsidiary agrees settlement with SFO

G4S subsidiary agrees settlement with SFO

10 July 2020

Prison services contractor G4S Care & Justice has reached a £44.5 million deferred prosecution agreement with the SFO linked to a prisoner-monitoring contract.

Former Barclays exec denies misleading investment firm about Qatari deal

Former Barclays exec denies misleading investment firm about Qatari deal

09 July 2020

A former top Barclays banker has said he does not recall telling investment firm PCP Capital Partners that it would get the same deal as Qatar when it invested billions into the bank amid the 2008 financial crisis.

Counsel Watch: Ghislaine Maxwell, Novartis, Wirecard and more

Counsel Watch: Ghislaine Maxwell, Novartis, Wirecard and more

06 July 2020

In the latest counsel watch, UK socialite Ghislaine Maxwell hires Cohen & Gresser to defend her against allegations of grooming and perjury, and a multitude of firms advised Swiss pharma company Novartis as it resolved allegations of bribery and fraud in Greece and the US.

Wirecard saga exposes cracks in German financial regulation

Wirecard saga exposes cracks in German financial regulation

02 July 2020

German payment company Wirecard’s €2 billion accounting scandal illuminates some of the country’s supervisory shortcomings but criticism of the financial regulator could be misplaced.

Former Barclays CEO testifies in £1.6 billion fraud lawsuit

Former Barclays CEO testifies in £1.6 billion fraud lawsuit

02 July 2020

Barclays’ former CEO said he was in the dark about the details of an allegedly fraudulent deal signed between the bank and Qatar, which is at the heart of a high-profile lawsuit, when it was agreed in 2008.

World Bank sanctions tech company for fraud in Vietnam

World Bank sanctions tech company for fraud in Vietnam

25 June 2020

The World Bank has punished a Vietnamese technology management company for fraud linked to transport projects in the country.

World Bank dings Egis subsidiary over corrupt practices

World Bank dings Egis subsidiary over corrupt practices

18 June 2020

The World Bank has sanctioned French engineering company Egis for fraud and corruption on Indian road infrastructure projects.

Judge threatens to take Barclays fraud lawsuit offline

Judge threatens to take Barclays fraud lawsuit offline

12 June 2020

A UK judge has threatened to cut off the live stream to a prominent civil fraud trial after a journalist posted a screenshot of the proceedings on Twitter.

Barclays denies deceiving PCP about investment deal

Barclays denies deceiving PCP about investment deal

09 June 2020

Barclays Bank has rejected allegations that it falsely promised investment firm PCP Capital Partners the same deal as other investors that helped the bank avoid a government bailout.

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