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Former Güralp executives acquitted and company DPA revealed

Former Güralp executives acquitted and company DPA revealed

20 December 2019

The UK SFO has failed to secure a conviction in its prosecution of former executives at Güralp Systems Limited, a company it entered into a £2 million DPA with in October.

SFO investigating Glencore over alleged bribery

SFO investigating Glencore over alleged bribery

05 December 2019

The UK SFO has launched an investigation into alleged corruption by Anglo-Swiss mining company Glencore.

UK Serious Fraud Office investigating ENRC co-founder

UK Serious Fraud Office investigating ENRC co-founder

27 November 2019

Kazakh mining tycoon Alexander Machkevitch is a suspect in the UK SFO’s long-running bribery probe into ENRC – the company he co-founded, a court has heard.

Barclays-Qatar agreements were “appropriate and signed off”, court hears

Barclays-Qatar agreements were “appropriate and signed off”, court hears

27 November 2019

The rapid growth of the Qatari sovereign wealth fund and Barclays’ prestige meant both parties were “ready to jump” at the idea of entering into an agreement together, a former Barclays banker has said.

Qatar wanted to be Barclays’ special contact in the Gulf, court hears

Qatar wanted to be Barclays’ special contact in the Gulf, court hears

25 November 2019

A former Barclays executive held meetings alone with the Qatari ex-prime minister to help secure the country’s vital investment in the UK bank, a London court has heard.

UK’s sprawling Alstom probe ends with fine against subsidiary

UK’s sprawling Alstom probe ends with fine against subsidiary

25 November 2019

Alstom Power Network UK received a significant penalty reduction for its improved compliance systems and anti-corruption certifications.

Former Barclays bankers created fake audit trail for Qatari investments, court hears

Former Barclays bankers created fake audit trail for Qatari investments, court hears

11 October 2019

Three former Barclays executives used a memo to disguise extra payments paid to Qatari investors to secure a £3.95 billion investment in the lead up to the 2008 financial crisis, a London court has heard.

Charged Barclays bankers: “None of us wants to go to jail here”

Charged Barclays bankers: “None of us wants to go to jail here”

10 October 2019

Two former Barclays executives had to convince themselves about the legitimacy of an illicit investment deal they entered into with investors from Qatar, according to prosecutors.

Former Barclays executives deceived lawyers about Qatari deals, court hears

Former Barclays executives deceived lawyers about Qatari deals, court hears

09 October 2019

Three former bankers at Barclays knowingly misled the bank’s lawyers about the sincerity of advisory agreements they signed with Qatari investors, prosecutors have alleged.

SFO review sheds light on investigative bottlenecks

SFO review sheds light on investigative bottlenecks

08 October 2019

A review body has found that some UK Serious Fraud Office cases are hampered by delays that occur immediately after investigations are opened.

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