Topic: Trials

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

Ex-Cooley lawyer sentenced for defrauding former employers

A London court has sentenced Joshua Brien to seven-and-a-half years in prison after he was found guilty of stealing £644,000 from intergovernmental organisation the Commonwealth Secretariat and law firm Cooley.

13 September 2021

Jean Boustani willing to testify via video link at Mozambique Tuna Bonds trial

09 September 2021

Former Japanese official sentenced in casino bribery case

07 September 2021

Tribunal upholds FCA decision to ban financial advisor for sex crime

01 September 2021

Canadian court orders retrial in Cryptometrics bribery case

An Ontario court has thrown out the bribery convictions of two former employees at US biometrics company Cryptometrics, ruling that the judge who oversaw their case should have declared a mistrial.

25 August 2021

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