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  • 23 Jul 2018 2:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Excessive court reporting restrictions, inadequate listing information and difficulties in obtaining documents are preventing scrutiny of economic crimes and bribery cases, according to a report by Corruption Watch UK.

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/reporting-restrictions-apos-prevent-scrutiny-230120486.html

  • 15 Jul 2018 10:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A UK commercial court has found that the former CEO of a London asset management group and a Swiss banker bribed foreign officials $25 million to cover up a scheme to defraud a Libyan sovereign wealth fund.

    https://globalinvestigationsreview.com/article/1171821/two-executives-found-liable-for-libyan-fraud-and-bribery-scheme

  • 09 Jul 2018 6:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Although the overall assessment of the formulation and implementation of the Act is positive, the figures illustrate that its enforcement has, so far, failed to meet these expectations.

    https://www.wilmerhale.com/en/insights/blogs/WilmerHale-W-I-R-E-UK/20180702-the-bribery-act-2010-post-legislative-scrutiny

  • 02 Jul 2018 10:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Serious Fraud Office has commenced criminal proceedings against Unaoil Monaco SAM and Unaoil Ltd as part of an ongoing corruption prosecution.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/06/26/unaoil-group-companies-summonsed-as-part-of-sfos-ongoing-corruption-investigation/

  • 24 Jun 2018 9:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A company was entitled to bring a claim for damages against a contractor which had paid bribes to its former managing director, regardless of whether it had affirmed its commercial relationship with the briber after the bribery came to light.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/june/company-entitled-to-damages-despite-affirming-contract-in-bribery-case/

  • 18 Jun 2018 9:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)


    Top judges have criticised serious failures by police and prosecutors to disclose evidence of police corruption in an international fraud case


    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/06/ibori-metropolitan-police-accused-hiding-fraud-case-corruption/


  • 18 Jun 2018 9:22 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)


    Some analysts say bribery that allegedly reached right to the top of the organisation has put off brands who do not want to be tarnished by association.


    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/world-cup-2018-sponsorship-money-finances-brazil-fifa-corruption-russia-a8395806.html


  • 11 Jun 2018 2:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new book, Red Card, tells how US prosecutors exposed racketeering among American football officials – and revives fears that Fifa is being permitted to move on too quickly


    https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/10/world-cup-2018-fifa-corruption-new-book-red-card

  • 03 Jun 2018 8:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new EU Anti-Fraud Programme will provide €181m to support the fight against fraud, corruption and financial irregularities in member states.


    https://www.governmenteuropa.eu/eu-anti-fraud-programme-fight-corruption/87913/

  • 28 May 2018 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Serious Fraud Office has brought further charges against two individuals facing trial in relation to the Unaoil investigation.


    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/05/22/new-charges-in-sfos-unaoil-investigation-in-relation-to-us733-million-contract/

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