Topic: Trials

G4S individuals’ trial delayed by a year

A London court has postponed the fraud trial of three former executives at outsourcing company G4S who are accused of defrauding the Ministry of Justice.

21 October 2021

Review body delays Tom Hayes decision again

19 October 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers on the Petrofac and NatWest guilty pleas

A veteran London barrister has acted in the convictions of two corporates in as many weeks, and Clifford Chance has helped resolve financial crime investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.

11 October 2021

DOJ appeals against decision to let SocGen trader fight charges from France

05 October 2021

The Petrofac bribery schemes: where, what and how

UK oil services company Petrofac has admitted to failing to prevent its agents and employees from paying bribes to win contracts worth billions of dollars throughout the Middle East. GIR takes a deep dive into the bribery schemes and compliance failures that led to the guilty plea.

05 October 2021

Petrofac pleads guilty over Middle East bribery schemes

The Serious Fraud Office has recommended that a London court order UK-based oilfield services company Petrofac to pay a fine of over $90 million after the company pleaded guilty to failing to prevent bribery.

01 October 2021

SFO to request postponement of G4S executives’ trial

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has told a London court that it will ask to delay the fraud trial of three former executives at prison services provider G4S by a year.

29 September 2021

SFO: ENRC’s “parade of admitted liars” failed to land a blow on agency

A barrister for the Serious Fraud Office has said that a series of unreliable witnesses giving evidence for mining company Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation in a long-running civil trial have failed to substantiate a single instance of dishonesty against the agency’s staff.

28 September 2021

US appeals court declines request for en-banc hearing of spoofing conviction appeal

27 September 2021

ENRC barrister: SFO investigation is based on dishonest conduct

Kazakh mining company ENRC kicked off the first day of closing submissions in an explosive London civil trial by taking aim at the origins of the SFO investigation into its operations and alleged dishonesty by its former lawyer.

22 September 2021

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