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SFO loses Barclays-Qatar appeal

SFO loses Barclays-Qatar appeal

26 October 2018

The UK Serious Fraud Office’s pursuit of Barclays over alleged fraud in connection with the bank’s financial crisis capital raisings is all but over, as it failed in its bid to reinstate the charges.

Airbus hires US law firm in bribery probe

Airbus hires US law firm in bribery probe

26 October 2018

Facing the first coordinated bribery investigation from US, French and UK authorities, aircraft manufacturer Airbus has called on a third international law firm.

UK Serious Fraud Office to look harder at money laundering

UK Serious Fraud Office to look harder at money laundering

08 October 2018

The new director of the SFO announced that the agency will ramp up its efforts to crack down on money laundering and attempt to speed up charging decisions against individuals.

ENRC demands review of SFO bribery probe

ENRC demands review of SFO bribery probe

03 October 2018

ENRC has accused the UK Serious Fraud Office of losing a notebook from a former chief investigator who advocated for dropping the agency’s bribery probe against the Kazakh miner.

UK SFO general counsel to move into private practice

UK SFO general counsel to move into private practice

24 September 2018

Kingsley Napley has announced that it has hired UK Serious Fraud Office general counsel Alun Milford, just under a month after Lisa Osofsky took the reigns as the new director of the agency.

SFO to retry Barclays bankers over Euribor rigging allegations

SFO to retry Barclays bankers over Euribor rigging allegations

19 July 2018

The UK Serious Fraud Office will retry three former Barclays bankers it accuses of manipulating the Euribor benchmark rate, after a London jury failed to reach a verdict.

GIR Live: Enforcement agencies get “overexcited” about oral evidence

GIR Live: Enforcement agencies get “overexcited” about oral evidence

26 April 2018

London criminal defence lawyers bemoaned enforcement agencies’ obsession with oral accounts to build cases, questioning the reliability of the evidence.

Prosecution gives jurors crash course in Euribor

Prosecution gives jurors crash course in Euribor

11 April 2018

Prosecuting counsel told the jury in the Euribor trial to focus on the alleged fraud conspiracy and to avoid questioning whether manipulating Euribor is illegal.

SFO investigates UK defence company

SFO investigates UK defence company

18 January 2018

The UK Serious Fraud Office has opened an investigation into defence company Chemring Group over potential bribes paid to win contracts.

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