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.... Hopkins tried suing BAT for unfair dismissal but an employment tribunal in London ruled that his employment contract was governed by Kenyan rather than English law preventing him from further pursuing his claim in the UK. The Serious Fraud Office said earlier this month that it was investigating his allegations. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes image
.... Hopkins tried suing BAT for unfair dismissal but an employment tribunal in London ruled that his employment contract was governed by Kenyan rather than English law preventing him from further pursuing his claim in the UK. The Serious Fraud Office said earlier this month that it was investigating his allegations. ...
Serious Fraud Office opens investigation into BAT bribery claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of August 2017 09:34:35 AM
. Allegations that British American Tobacco was involved in bribery and corruption in Africa are being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office, despite the cigarette company’s attempts to downplay the significance of a whistleblower who handed over a dossier of evidence. ...
SFO says it is investigating Rio Tinto over Guinea operations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 08:07:02 PM
. The Serious Fraud Office has opened an investigation into how the mining company Rio Tinto conducted business in the Republic of Guinea. ...
The rehabilitation of RBS is painful, costly – and nowhere near over | Nils Pratley image
....Amec Foster Wheeler, the rival Wood is in the process of buying for £2. 2bn, said late on Tuesday that it was being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office. ...
Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market image
.... A spokesperson said: “We will not tolerate improper conduct in our business anywhere in the world and take any allegations of misconduct extremely seriously. We are investigating, through external legal advisors, allegations of misconduct and are liaising with the Serious Fraud Office and other relevant authorities. ...
G4S awarded £25m government contract despite fraud inquiry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 04:50:36 PM
. Critics have raised questions over a Ministry of Justice decision to award the private security firm G4S a £25m contract for the electronic tagging of offenders despite an ongoing Serious Fraud Office investigation. ...
Ex-Barclays chief John Varley appears in court over fraud charges image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of July 2017 06:18:16 PM
....John Varley, the former chief executive of Barclays, and three former colleagues have appeared at Westminster magistrates court to face fraud charges. Varley appeared in the dock with Roger Jenkins, Tom Kalaris and Richard Boath on Monday following the announcement by the Serious Fraud Office last month that they were to be prosecuted over the way Barclays raised billions of pounds from Qatar in 2008. ...
Ex-Barclays bankers appear in court image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of July 2017 03:10:37 PM
....Four ex-Barclays bankers, including the former chief executive John Varley, have appeared in court charged with fraud. The Serious Fraud Office case relates to the way Barclays raised billions of pounds from Qatari investors during the 2008 financial crisis. ...
Barclays former CEO and three bankers in court to face fraud charges image
....John Varley, the former chief executive of Barclays, will be among three former bankers to appear at Westminster magistrates court on Monday to face charges of fraud for events that took place at the height of the financial crisis. Varley is scheduled to appear along with Roger Jenkins, Tom Kalaris and Richard Boath following the announcement by the Serious Fraud Office last month that they were to be prosecuted over the way Barclays raised billions of pounds from Qatar in 2008. ...
Barclays sees the beak about the bailout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 05:59:20 AM
....8bn emergency fundraising conducted by the bank in 2008 that allowed it to avoid a bailout by the taxpayer. The decision to charge the four came after a series of postponements and amid plans in the Conservative manifesto for the Serious Fraud Office to be abolished – a threat that now appears to have been dropped after it did not feature in the Queen’s speech, which sets out the government’s agenda for the coming year. ...
Jailing Barclays bankers won’t save us from another financial crash | Joris Luyendijk image
....Whether Theresa May ends up with a City job paying huge rewards remains to be seen. It can’t hurt her chances that the Tory election manifesto promised to scrap the Serious Fraud Office – the body that has now brought charges against the Barclays bankers. ...
SFO has clear public interest in pursuing Barclays case | Nils Pratley image
....One idea doing the rounds in the City needs to be knocked on the head. It is the notion that the Serious Fraud Office should have let whatever sleeping dogs there might be lie in the Barclays case. ...
Barclays: who are the four charged bankers? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 02:17:46 PM
. Barclays bank and four of its former senior staff have been charged by the Serious Fraud Office with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance, in the biggest case since the credit crunch. ...
Senior Barclays bankers charged with fraud over credit crunch fundraising image
. Four former Barclays executives could face lengthy jail sentences after the Serious Fraud Office charged them and the bank with fraud over the way Barclays raised billions of pounds from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis. ...
Barclays to learn if SFO will press charges over Qatari cash injections image
. Barclays and a number of its former executives are expected to learn this week whether the Serious Fraud Office intends to bring criminal charges in relation to emergency fundraising at the height of the financial crisis. ...
Qatar and the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 04:51:11 AM
.... . But the manner in which Barclays raised the funds is being scrutinised by two UK regulators, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Serious Fraud Office, and there is a separate lawsuit in which the private equity company PCP Partners is claiming £700m from Barclays in allegedly unpaid fees. ...
Tesco boss named as witness in fraud case against former directors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 12:58:27 PM
....The allegations relate to accounts records at Tesco which the company said left a hole of up to £326m. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launched a criminal investigation into accounting practices at Tesco in October 2014. ...
Serious Fraud Office warns of £120m pension scam image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:00:20 AM
....Fears are growing that large numbers of people may have lost huge sums of money after investing their retirement pots in – of all things – self-storage units. The Serious Fraud Office this week launched an investigation into storage unit investment schemes, and revealed that more than £120m has been poured into them. ...
Petrofac's move to appease SFO offers fuel for thought | Nils Pratley image
. When the Serious Fraud Office announced two weeks ago it was investigating suspected bribery, corruption and money laundering at Petrofac, shares in the oil services firm fell 14%. ...
Petrofac executive suspended amid fraud probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:29:00 AM
....Shares in Petrofac have dived almost 30% after the oilfield services firm suspended its chief operating officer Marwan Chedid amid a fraud inquiry. The Serious Fraud Office is probing the firm over allegations of "bribery, corruption and money laundering" relating to oil contractor Unaoil. ...
SFO to investigate pension liberation scams image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 03:23:01 PM
. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to investigate a series of pension liberation scams, in which investors have lost at least £120m. ...
Oil bosses have given £390,000 to Tories under Theresa May image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 05:00:43 AM
....Oil executives whose industry is promised further government support if the Conservatives are returned to power have given more than £390,000 to the party since Theresa May became prime minister. They include Ian Taylor, the chief executive of Vitol, whose firm was fined for making payments to an Iraqi state-owned firm, and Ayman Asfari, the chief executive of Petrofac, who was recently interviewed by the Serious Fraud Office over suspected corruption. ...
Tories receive £50,000 from man questioned by Serious Fraud Office image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 02:12:09 PM
. Theresa May’s election campaign has received a £50,000 donation from a Syrian-born businessman who was recently interviewed by the Serious Fraud Office, according to official data. ...
Serious Fraud Office under threat from Tory plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 12:24:06 PM
. The Conservatives have rekindled a previous attempt by Theresa May to dismantle the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the party's manifesto reveals. ...
Tory donor questioned by SFO over corruption claims at Petrofac image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 04:47:44 PM
. The Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into a company run by a major Conservative donor who is one of the prime minister’s business ambassadors. ...
Retail Acquisitions, which bought BHS for £1, heads for liquidation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 12:17:13 PM
....The collapse of BHS is still being investigated by the Insolvency Service which could recommend that former directors of BHS are banned from being company directors in Britain. The Financial Reporting Council is also looking into the collapse, while the Serious Fraud Office is also considering whether to launch a formal investigation. ...
KPMG's audits of Rolls-Royce accounts probed by regulator image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 08:31:07 AM
....The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) will probe the accountancy giant's oversight of Rolls-Royce's financial statements covering four years. It follows Rolls-Royce's settlement of £671m with the Serious Fraud Office in January over corruption allegations. ...
Accounting watchdog to investigate KPMG over Rolls-Royce audit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 07:22:01 AM
. The UK’s accounting watchdog has begun an investigation into KPMG’s audit of Rolls-Royce, after the engineering group settled a bribery case with the Serious Fraud Office earlier this year. ...
Barclays chief admits he 'made a mistake' over whistleblowing case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 08:27:59 AM
....Tushar Morzaria, the Barclays finance director, warned that legal proceedings and investigations relating to past deeds were yet to be resolved. “For example, the UK Serious Fraud Office has stated that it intends to make a decision shortly in respect of matters relating to our capital raisings in 2008,” he said. ...
Barclays profits more than double image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 06:36:15 AM
....In its statement, Barclays said that "certain legal proceedings and investigations relating to legacy issues" were still outstanding. In particular, it said the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) intended to make a decision shortly about "matters relating to our capital raisings in 2008". ...
Tesco full-year pre-tax profits hit by fine image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:37:34 AM
....Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a fall in full-year pre-tax profit after it was fined for overstating its profits in 2014. It said it had taken a £235m charge after it agreed a deferred prosecution with the Serious Fraud Office and the Financial Conduct Authority in March. ...
Tesco shares tumble despite first UK growth in seven years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:26:58 AM
....Tesco is now close to drawing a line under the accounting scandal. It has agreed to pay a fine of £129m to settle the Serious Fraud Office investigation and has also struck an £85m deal with the Financial Conduct Authority to compensate affected shareholders. ...
The money machine: how a high-profile corruption investigation fell apart image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 05:00:26 AM
.... A transfer had been flagged as suspicious, and British authorities had frozen the account and initiated a money-laundering investigation. “This week the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it is investigating allegations of corruption linked to the Yanukovich regime and has obtained a court order to restrain assets valued at approximately $23m,” Grieve told the assembled delegates. ...
BBC to air recording that implicates Bank of England in Libor scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 06:45:56 PM
....The Bank of England said it had provided a statement to the BBC noting that Libor and other global benchmarks were not regulated in the UK or elsewhere at the time. The Bank added it was helping with investigations by the Serious Fraud Office into Libor manipulation by employees at commercial banks and brokers. ...
High court approves £129m fine for Tesco over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 06:18:16 PM
. The high court has approved a settlement between Tesco and the Serious Fraud Office that involves Britain’s biggest retailer paying a £129m fine over an accounting scandal. ...
FTSE 250 sets record closing high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 07:46:23 AM
....Tesco rose 2. 4% after a court approved a deal between Britain's biggest supermarket chain and the Serious Fraud Office to settle an investigation over a 2014 accounting fraud. ...
Libor: Bank of England implicated in secret recording image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:01:47 PM
....However, the jury could not reach a verdict on two other traders then on trial, Ryan Reich and Stelios Contogoulas. The Serious Fraud Office requested a retrial which concluded last week. ...
Tesco to report a return to financial health image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 04:14:41 PM
Tesco looks to draw a line under accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM
....It used to be said that Tesco was so popular that one in every eight pounds spent in the UK retail sector ended up in the supermarket’s jingling tills. Some £214m of that hard-earned money could soon be weighing down the pockets of the Serious Fraud Office, and of investors affected by its 2014 accounting scandal, in the form of fines and compensation, after a settlement agreement last month. ...
Two Barclays traders found not guilty in Libor retrial image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 10:12:09 AM
.... All four worked for Barclays. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had accused Mr Reich and Mr Contogoulas of plotting with other Barclays staff between June 2005 and September 2007 to rig Libor. ...
Thousands of Tesco jobs at risk under plan to axe some night shifts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 04:55:52 PM
.... But the discovery of accounting irregularities forced him to embark on an overhaul of the business, including the disposal of its South Korean chain Homeplus for £4bn. Last week Tesco agreed to pay £235m to settle investigations by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Financial Conduct Authority into the accounting scandal. ...
Serious Fraud Office boss warns big names to play ball – or else image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 03:00:28 PM
. David Green, the director of the Serious Fraud Office, has warned that British businesses should not consider deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) the “new normal” if they are caught misbehaving. ...
Plumbing firm Wolseley leads FTSE higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 08:21:08 AM
....20p. The supermarket giant announced on Tuesday that its subsidiary, Tesco Stores Ltd, had in principle struck a deferred prosecution agreement with the Serious Fraud Office over its 2014 accounting scandal. ...
Tesco to pay £129m fine over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:16:54 AM
Tesco fined £129m for overstating profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 06:35:26 AM
....Tesco has agreed to pay a fine of £129m to avoid prosecution for overstating its profits in 2014. Its subsidiary, Tesco Stores Ltd, reached what's known as a deferred prosecution agreement with the Serious Fraud Office after a two-year probe. ...
Tesco and Serious Fraud Office near to deal over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:46:01 PM
. The Serious Fraud Office and Tesco are within days of announcing a settlement that could mean Britain’s biggest supermarket chain will pay a multimillion-pound fine over an accounting scandal. ...
Brexit could damage UK's fight against corruption, says OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 10:07:05 AM
....“Efforts must be sustained to improve detection of foreign bribery and achieve stronger enforcement of its anti-bribery legislation,” it said. The report praises the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for recent successes in pursuing major corruption cases, including a multimillion-pound settlement with the engineering giant Rolls-Royce earlier this year. ...
Libor expert witness texted for help image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:37:35 PM
. A prosecution witness called by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as an expert on trading has admitted texting friends in the middle of his trial evidence to ask basic questions. ...
'Brothers bling': lawsuit puts Nick and Christian Candy in spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 09:00:35 AM
.... With the combined legal bills for both parties believed to be more than £10m, the process has dented not only Holyoake’s pockets but his own standing. As the Candys have been quick to point out, he was investigated, (though never charged) by the Serious Fraud Office over the 2010 collapse of his fish importing business British Seafood. ...
Sir Martin Sorrell's £42m payout takes earnings to £210m in five years image
....Among other companies publishing details of pay deals on Thursday was Rolls-Royce, which paid annual bonuses to its executive for the first time in three years. Its chief executive, Warren East, who is leading the clean-up operation of the engine-maker after its £671m charge to settle bribery and corruption charges with the Serious Fraud Office and authorities in the US and Brazil, received a £916,000 bonus taking his total pay to £2m. ...
Topshop owner to double contributions to plug pension deficit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 03:28:55 PM
.... The collapse of the retailer is still being investigated by the Insolvency Service, which could recommend that former directors of BHS are banned from being company directors in Britain. The Financial Reporting Council is also looking into the collapse, while the Serious Fraud Office is also considering whether to launch a formal investigation. ...
Property tycoon denies threatening business partner’s pregnant wife image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:09:33 PM
....He described repeated efforts over a two-year period to recover the money. Holyoake, who was investigated but not charged by the Serious Fraud Office over the collapse of his fish importing business, British Seafood, was only able to make the payment after selling Grosvenor Gardens House, his Belgravia development, in February 2014. ...
Dominic Chappell to fight legal action forcing him to pay BHS pensions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:44:02 PM
.... The collapse of BHS is still being investigated by the Insolvency Service which could recommend that former directors of BHS are banned from being company directors in Britain. The Financial Reporting Council is also looking into the collapse, while the Serious Fraud Office is also considering whether to launch a formal investigation. ...
Barclays' profits almost triple but chairman says many challenges await image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 09:10:57 AM
....The bank, which has been scrambling to repair its reputation since the 2012 Libor rate-fixing scandal, is fighting the US Department of Justice over a decade-old mortgage bond misselling scandal. It is also awaiting the outcome of an investigation by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office into the way it raised funds during the height of the banking crisis. ...
Rolls-Royce posts biggest loss in its history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 07:28:53 AM
....It included a £4. 4bn writedown on the value of financial hedges Rolls uses to protect itself against currency fluctuations and a £671m charge for the penalties the company has agreed to pay to settle bribery and corruption charges with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US Department of Justice, and Brazilian authorities. ...
Former Rolls-Royce boss questioned in corruption inquiry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 11:31:33 AM
. Sir John Rose, the former chief executive of Rolls-Royce, has been questioned under caution as part of the Serious Fraud Office’s investigation into a corruption scandal at the engineering group. ...
Developer claiming £132m   from Candy brothers is accused of 'serial dishonesty' image
....Watching proceedings from the public gallery were two investors still owed money following the collapse of British Seafood, which collapsed in 2010 with debts of £250m. The Serious Fraud Office closed an investigation three years ago without pressing charges. ...
Rolls-Royce faces civil service inquiry over UK state funding image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 03:29:06 PM
....She added that Rolls-Royce should be blocked from receiving any support from UKEF for three years after confessing to the bribery. Rolls-Royce struck deals with the Serious Fraud Office and prosecutors in the US and Brazil last month to end long-running investigations. ...
Ex-UBS and Citigroup trader jailed over Libor seeks review of case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of January 2017 07:00:15 AM
....The move, which could be made as soon as Tuesday, comes after the former UBS and Citigroup employee failed in a previous attempt to have his conviction overturned, and was then blocked last year from appealing to the supreme court. Hayes, the first person convicted of rigging Libor (the London interbank offered rate), had originally confessed to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to running a “dishonest” scheme and agreed to cooperate with the agency. ...
Booker Tesco deal has hedge funds in a funk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... But elsewhere, Conn really is in the middle of a seriously unfortunate trot. He was the senior independent director at Rolls-Royce in 2010 – and he was on the board from 2005 to 2014 – which suddenly looks awkward following Lord Justice Leveson’s judgment this month that the company was aware in 2010 of corruption allegations within the company, but decided not to notify the Serious Fraud Office. ...
After the Italian job, BT boss must make sure success doesn’t blow up in his face image
....The history of accounting scandals shows that companies often take a long time to recover from such blows. Tesco, for example, is still under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and facing a lawsuit from shareholders more than two years after it found a black hole in its accounts. ...
Tesco to buy Budgens and Londis owner Booker in £3.7bn deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 07:18:45 AM
.... In the years since, the grocer has been battered by the discounters and by the move to online and convenience shopping. Leahy’s successor, Philip Clarke, was forced to step down after a series of profit warnings and the grocer was then engulfed in an accounting scandal that is still the subject of a Serious Fraud Office investigation. ...
Hurrah for the industrial strategy. At last Britain has a plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 06:59:23 AM
.... If Brexit and Trump weren’t happening, the tale of bribery and corruption at Rolls-Royce over three decades would have been front-page news for days. To recap: a company long deemed one of the UK’s finest agreed to pay £671m in penalties via a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office and parallel agreements in Brazil and the US. ...
Rolls-Royce sent agent to 'retrieve' document from India tax office image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 01:52:09 PM
....The agent told the engineering giant that he paid a large sum to get the document from authorities, avoiding the company being banned from operating in India for 25 years. The revelation is contained in court documents filed by the Serious Fraud Office as part of the admission by Rolls-Royce that it had acted corruptly in 12 countries, including India. ...
What did Rolls-Royce directors know about bribery scandal? 'No comment' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:00:30 AM
. The leadership of Rolls-Royce knew in 2010 about allegations regarding corruption within the company but decided not to notify the Serious Fraud Office, according to the damning judgment on the scandal from Lord Justice Leveson. ...
Calls for ex-Rolls-Royce CEO to lose knighthood after firm admits bribery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 07:48:18 PM
.... The manufacturing multinational has been hit with the biggest criminal penalty in British history after being ordered to pay £691m in fines. On Monday the company announced the settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), after accepting that its defence and civil aerospace divisions had paid bribes and corrupted officials and politicians around the world. ...
He's had three strikes. Surely Pearson's chief executive is out? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 07:19:40 PM
....A senior high court judge called Rolls-Royce’s conduct, for which it will pay £671m in penalties, “egregious criminality over decades”. Sir Brian Leveson also said Rolls-Royce had known about potential corruption in 2010 but decided not to notify the Serious Fraud Office. ...
Rolls-Royce: questions remain despite £671m bribery settlement | Nils Pratley image
.... It has changed its senior management. And, under the terms of the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office, it will improve its behaviour on pain of getting properly whacked. ...
Rolls-Royce apologises in court after settling bribery case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 01:29:50 PM
....The settlement was reached with investigators from three countries – the UK, US and Brazil – who five years ago started to scrutinise allegations that the firm had hired middlemen to pay bribes to win contracts. Richard Whittam, a QC for the Serious Fraud Office, detailed the findings of what he said was the “largest individual investigation conducted by the SFO to date”. ...
Rolls-Royce’s SFO settlement is big, ugly and serious image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:24:51 PM
. The City had tended to be relaxed about Rolls-Royce’s run-in with the Serious Fraud Office’s bribery investigators. ...
Rolls-Royce to pay £671m over bribery claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 05:32:13 PM
....Robert Barrington, the executive director of Transparency International, said “there must be a prosecution of individuals” in addition to the settlement. In deals announced on Monday, Rolls-Royce said it would pay £497m to the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), subject to approval by the high court. ...
US charges three foreign exchange traders image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 11:28:46 PM
.... . In March 2016 the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) closed its criminal investigation into allegations of price-rigging in the foreign exchange market. ...

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