Topic: UK Bribery Act

Convicted former Petrofac executive ordered to forfeit annual bonuses

A former top sales executive at oil services company Petrofac must disgorge £141,000 in profits from his role in several foreign bribery schemes.

15 December 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 sentenced in “systemic, serious and grave” foreign bribery case

A London court has ordered oil services company Petrofac to pay £77 million after the company admitted seven counts of failing to prevent bribery between 2011 and 2017.

04 October 2021

UK tax agency expands foreign bribery probe into gambling company

12 August 2021

Amec Foster Wheeler ignored lawyers’ bribery warnings

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A UK court has scolded engineering company Amec Foster Wheeler for failing to take action to stop bribery despite repeated warnings from lawyers it hired to look into potential misconduct.

02 July 2021

Court approves SFO’s bribery settlement with Wood Group

A UK court has ratified the £103 million agreement that Scottish energy company Wood Group signed with the Serious Fraud Office to resolve allegations of bribery across five countries.

01 July 2021

Ten years of the UK Bribery Act: corporate enforcement reach remains unclear

The UK Bribery Act ushered in ground-breaking new legislation to hold companies to account, but practitioners say a decade of sparse corporate enforcement means many questions around the law’s potential reach remain unanswered.

30 June 2021

UK MP calls for corporate liability reform following Serco fraud trial collapse

20 May 2021

Ex-Petrofac executive’s sentencing delayed

A London court has adjourned the sentencing of former Petrofac executive David Lufkin, who has pleaded guilty to 14 counts of bribery.

11 February 2021

Indonesia cancels Bombardier plane leases amid SFO probe

11 February 2021

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