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Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Elias Preko, 60, was jailed for four and a half years in 2013 after admitting laundering money that James Ibori had stolen from NIgeria.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On August 6, 2019 the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") in London published a new section of its Operational Guidance entitled Corporate Co-operation Guidance
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
In a legal first, a hacker has had bitcoin confiscated.
WilmerHale
Director of the Serious Fraud Office Lisa Osofsky used her annual Cambridge Symposium speech to emphasise the importance of international and corporate co-operation
Hewitsons LLP
Two new reports on different aspects of financial vulnerability have recently been released.
Arnold & Porter
In this edition of the UK Enforcement newsletter we provide an update on recent anti-corruption, fraud and bribery developments in the UK.
Mayer Brown
On 5 June 2019, the then Secretary for State for International Trade (SoS), Dr Liam Fox, announced a new government initiative to help provide finance to UK small to medium sized businesses (SMEs
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 6 August 2019 the UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") published its Corporate Co-operation Guidance which forms part of the SFO's internal Operational Handbook.
BCL Solicitors LLP
The UK's Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Robert Buckland MP, faced criticism earlier this month by suggesting that the anonymity of those suspected of serious crime
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli outlines the areas investigators could be focussing on.
Mayer Brown
On 12 July 2019, the UK government published its "Economic Crime Plan, 2019 to 2022" (the "Paper"), a policy paper setting out seven strategic priorities, each with action plans ("Actions")
DAC Beachcroft LLP
It has long been a problem for criminal prosecutors that corporate crime is difficult to detect. The criminal act can remain concealed and the effects
WilmerHale
On 6 August 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office (‘SFO') published Corporate Co-operation Guidance (‘Guidance')
DLA Piper
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) issued much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation, which forms part of its Operational Handbook (the Guidance).
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The United States is considering legislation to prosecute foreign officials that seek bribes from American businesses. Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli believes the move reflects the UK's approach.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Last month, the SFO lost a case against three former executives of metals company Sarclad, which signed a DPA in 2016. Former Managing Director Michael Sorby
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner, Richard Reichman writes for Euronews discussing the complex decision of whether or not to self-report corporate wrongdoing.
BCL Solicitors LLP
One of the lesser known, often poorly understood provisions of the confiscation regime under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) is section 22
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 4 July 2019, Mr Justice William Davis approved a Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") agreed between the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO")
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") published its much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation (the "Guidance").
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BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner, Richard Reichman writes for Euronews discussing the complex decision of whether or not to self-report corporate wrongdoing.
Arnold & Porter
In this edition of the UK Enforcement newsletter we provide an update on recent anti-corruption, fraud and bribery developments in the UK.
STA Law Firm
The main legislation in the UK governing bribery & corruption is Bribery Act, 2010 which came into force on 1 July 2011.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On August 6, 2019 the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") in London published a new section of its Operational Guidance entitled Corporate Co-operation Guidance
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The United States is considering legislation to prosecute foreign officials that seek bribes from American businesses. Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli believes the move reflects the UK's approach.
Mayer Brown
On 12 July 2019, the UK government published its "Economic Crime Plan, 2019 to 2022" (the "Paper"), a policy paper setting out seven strategic priorities, each with action plans ("Actions")
DAC Beachcroft LLP
We wrote in June 2018 about the key issues to consider in making the decision whether or not to pursue a private prosecution and in what circumstances it might be the right option.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
The U.S. is investigating hundreds of millions of dollars in financial transactions involving three Chinese banks that allegedly helped finance North Korea's
DLA Piper
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) issued much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation, which forms part of its Operational Handbook (the Guidance).
Mayer Brown
On 14 August 2019 the National Crime Agency (the "NCA") announced that it had obtained account freezing orders ("AFOs") on eight bank accounts containing more than £100 million
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