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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.
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.
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.
The Serious Fraud Office has commenced criminal proceedings against Unaoil Monaco SAM and Unaoil Ltd as part of an ongoing corruption prosecution.
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.
Top judges have criticised serious failures by police and prosecutors to disclose evidence of police corruption in an international fraud case
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.
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
A new EU Anti-Fraud Programme will provide €181m to support the fight against fraud, corruption and financial irregularities in member states.
The Serious Fraud Office has brought further charges against two individuals facing trial in relation to the Unaoil investigation.
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