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

    A significant minority of businesses are unaware that price fixing is illegal and only 18% know that admitting participation in a cartel can sometimes provide a company with immunity from prosecution, according to new research published by the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA).

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/october/cma-ramps-up-cartel-awareness-campaign/

  • 22 Oct 2018 2:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Six UK plastic waste exporters have had their licences suspended or cancelled in the past three months, with the government setting up an investigation into “widespread” abuse.

    https://theloadstar.co.uk/uk-plastics-recycling-investigation-fraud-corruption/


  • 15 Oct 2018 11:18 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Football Association has said it is investigating a series of claims, including one of ‘systemic corruption’, relating to the proposed sale of Wembley Stadium to Fulham owner


    https://www.metro.news/fa-to-probe-fraud-claims-over-sale-of-wembley/1262802/


  • 08 Oct 2018 9:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    British prosecutors plan to seize three properties in Britain and other assets in a corruption case involving Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of late Uzbek ex-president Islam Karimov.

    http://uk.businessinsider.com/r-uk-fraud-prosecutor-seeks-uk-property-assets-in-uzbek-karimova-case-2018-10


  • 08 Oct 2018 9:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said it would not appeal a landmark judgement that allows ENRC, a mining company it is investigating over allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, to keep documents out of the hands of authorities.


    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-enrc-sfo/uk-fraud-office-backs-down-in-enrc-privilege-battle-idUKKCN1MC1N0


  • 30 Sep 2018 10:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Natalie Pearce has been charged by requisition with conspiracy to make corrupt payments contrary to Section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 1977 and Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/09/28/further-charges-against-former-guralp-systems-employees-in-south-korean-bribery-and-corruption-case/

  • 30 Sep 2018 10:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    London woman has been sentenced to two years suspended for two years at the Old Bailey for laundering the proceeds of a multi-million dollar bribery scheme


    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1115/sister_of_corrupt_banker_sentenced_in_multi-milli

  • 30 Sep 2018 10:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three men including former Barnsley FC assistant manager Tommy Wright have pleaded not guilty to bribery offences.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-45628556

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:28 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A growing perception that corruption is possible in British public life is emerging as a threat to the rule of law says the former attorney general Dominic Grieve QC MP

    https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/corruption-perception-a-threat-to-rule-of-law-says-grieve/5067618.article

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:27 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    E-commerce giant Amazon has opened an investigation following claims that some employees have accepted bribes in exchange for sales information, deleting negative reviews and other favours.

    https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2018/09/amazon-investigates-allegations-of-bribery-by-crooked-sellers/

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