07 July 2020
Brooklyn US Attorney Richard Donoghue is set to join Main Justice and firms including Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis added new partners to their respective investigations practices.
08 June 2020
The UK’s accounting regulator has ended its investigation into an undisclosed number of accountants at Tesco over their role in a £263 million profit overstatement that the British retailer disclosed in 2014.
05 June 2020
In the latest people news roundup, a former US ambassador to the United Nations has switched firms in Washington, DC, and the SFO has appointed the former director of the Attorney General’s Office as its chief capability officer.
03 June 2020
The UK Serious Fraud Office has said it has made changes to the way it allocates resources following criticism from a review body about the pace of its investigations.
29 May 2020
The jury deciding on the fate of three former oil executives accused of paying bribes to Iraqi government officials has retired to consider its verdict.
27 May 2020
A judge has started to draw the Unaoil bribery trial to a close by reminding the jury of one of the central arguments of one of the defendants’ case.
21 May 2020
A former sales manager at Dutch oil company SBM Offshore was a mere “postman” and had no idea if any corruption was taking place during an Iraqi oil deal, his barrister has told a UK court.
19 May 2020
An alleged perpetrator of an Iraqi bribery scheme acted with secrecy to ensure the safety of an official in war-torn Iraq rather than to conceal any corruption, a court has heard.
18 May 2020
An Iraqi oil official must have been a corrupt insider rather than a lobbyist helping Monaco-based Unaoil secure $800 million worth of contracts for a client, a court has heard.
15 May 2020
A former executive at Monaco-based oil consultancy Unaoil attended a meeting in Dubai to discuss plans to bribe an Iraqi official for information on construction tenders, the SFO has claimed in an ongoing bribery trial.
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