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Entries in United Kingdom (107)

Monday
Oct062014

Get ready for UK extractive industries disclosure rules

Image courtesy of the Houses of Parliament Flicker streamThe UK government recently announced the publication of draft legislation entitled “Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014." The legislation would require UK-registered mining, quarrying, and logging companies to report on payments they make to governments all over the world, when such payments exceed £86,000 ($137,000) in a financial year.

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Friday
Oct032014

UK online betting threatens the Beautiful Game

The boom in UK-online gambling will come as no surprise to those irritated by betting adverts interrupting major televised sporting events. Not surprisingly, and to the consternation of offshore online gambling jurisdictions, the UK government has sought to cash in on this licensed vice by introducing a remote gambling point of consumption duty for all wagers placed within the UK.

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Friday
Sep052014

Feds move to seize seven New York properties tied to human trafficking case

The DOJ filed a civil forfeiture complaint in Manhattan federal court last week targeting seven properties allegedly purchased in Dutchess County, New York by a Greek national using the proceeds of a long-running human smuggling operation.

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Tuesday
Aug262014

Job: Manager, Global Anti-Corruption (Amex, London)

Job Title: Manager, Global Anti-Corruption

Employer: American Express

Location: London, UK

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Wednesday
Jul162014

UK courts rule on secret commissions and recovering profits

Recovering profits from accessories of bribe beneficiaries and secret commissions were respectively considered in two recent UK appellate decisions, one released earlier this month and another on Wednesday.

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Monday
Jul142014

SFO launches bribe probe of Sweett Group

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Monday it has launched a formal investigation of survey and construction services firm Sweett Group.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

International donors trim or withhold Mozambique aid over corruption concerns

The group of donors who contribute aid directly to Mozambique pledged $275 million in aid this week, a decrease from the $309 million given last year, citing concerns about corruption in the region.

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Thursday
Jun052014

UK Supreme Court rules law partner can be 'protected whistleblower'

Whether a member of a limited liability partnership (LLP) can be a protected whistleblower under the Employment Rights Act 1996 ERA was recently considered by the UK Supreme Court.

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Tuesday
May202014

Tesler disbarred in UK for KBR-related conviction

The London lawyer who helped KBR and its partners deliver nearly $150 million in bribes to Nigerian officials and went to prison for violating the FCPA has been disbarred by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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Thursday
Apr102014

How do the G20 members rank for graft?

The Group of 20 members represent around 85 per cent of the world's gross domestic product, over 75 per cent of global trade, and two-thirds of the world’s population.

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