03 July 2019
Serco Geografix Limited has reached a preliminary £19.2 million settlement with the SFO to resolve allegations that it participated in a scheme to mislead the Ministry of Justice.
13 February 2019
A UK judge’s decision to force retailer Tesco to hand over documents in a civil case that it obtained from the SFO in a separate criminal matter may make third parties hesitate before voluntarily disclosing material to the authority, lawyers say.
04 February 2019
Speaking in the aftermath of the collapsed Tesco trial, lawyers say the case could provide support for changing corporate criminal liability laws and consider the way DPAs are implemented in the UK.
23 January 2019
Following the conclusion of the Tesco accounting fraud trial, the defendants' lawyers speak out about the “fundamental unfairness” of the DPA process.
11 October 2018
Dave Lewis, Tesco’s CEO, told a London court that senior executives should have alerted him to alleged false accounting before a whistleblower revealed the scheme.
09 October 2018
A former Tesco senior manager told the UK Serious Fraud Office that pulling income forward, a practice at the heart of fraud and false accounting charges against him, was legal, a court has heard.
08 October 2018
Driven to meet unrealistic targets, two Tesco “generals” orchestrated a scheme to incorrectly record income that resulted in a £2 billion-pound drop of the UK supermarket’s share price, a court has heard.
16 February 2016
Australia is looking to introduce FCPA-style books and records provisions that will impose tough penalties on companies and individuals who cook the books to conceal illicit payments.
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