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SFO director rehired for two more years

SFO Director David Green CB QC (Image courtesy fo the SFO)UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright said he extended the contract of the director of the Serious Fraud Office, David Green, for two more years.

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UK courts: SFO clears legal privilege hurdle in bribery probe

An insight into the difficulties of establishing and protecting e-legal professional privilege arising from a bribery investigation was recently provided in a recent administrative law case. 

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Sixth LIBOR defendant acquitted in London

A jury in London Thursday acquitted a sixth defendant of manipulating LIBOR -- -- the benchmark interest rate banks pay to borrow money from each other in the London market.

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Five acquitted in London LIBOR trial

Five individuals were acquitted of conspiracy to defraud by a jury at London's Southwark Crown Court Wednesday in the UK Serious Fraud Office's ongoing criminal prosecutions for manipulating LIBOR -- the interest rate banks pay to borrow money from each other in the London market.

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Eight stories from 2015 that moved the needle

It was a year of the broken windows enforcement policy, when the SEC and DOJ brought small enforcement actions but no blockbusters. But there was still plenty to talk about in 2015.

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Indonesia jails two for Innospec bribery

Indonesia authorities said that as part of the global investigation into chemical maker Innospec Inc, two individuals were convicted and sentenced for bribery offenses.

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SFO: Sweett Group admits overseas bribery

The Serious Fraud Office said Wednesday that Sweett Group plc has admitted an offense under Section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 for conduct in the Middle East.

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SFO: In first DPA, ICBC Standard Bank fined $33 million for failing to prevent Tanzania bribes

ICBC Standard Bank agreed to pay about $33 million in penalties and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement for failing to prevent overseas corruption, the UK Serious Fraud Office said Monday.

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Martin Kenney: The SFO has a big stick and is ready to use it

I had to catch my breath when I read the the speech by Ben Morgan, joint head of the UK Serious Fraud Office Bribery and Corruption Unit.

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SFO to companies with compliance problems: This is how you deal with us

Ben Morgan, the joint head of the bribery and corruption unit at the UK Serious Fraud Office, spoke Thursday morning to the Annual Anti Bribery and Corruption Forum in London.

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David Green: Why do SFO investigations take so long?

The director of the UK Serious Fraud Office spoke Monday at the annual Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium at Jesus College.

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After first Libor trial, UK jails convicted trader 14 years

The first defendant to go on trial in the UK as part of the Serious Fraud Office's criminal investigation into the manipulation of Libor was convicted and sentenced Monday at Southwark Crown Court.

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