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  • 21 Jan 2018 8:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The SFO confirms it has opened a criminal investigation into bribery, corruption and money laundering arising from the conduct of business by Chemring Group plc and CTSL including any officers, employees, agents and persons associated with them.


    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/01/18/chemring-group-plc-and-chemring-technology-solutions-ltd/


  • 21 Jan 2018 8:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scottish Limited Partnerships are under scrutiny for ties to money laundering and fraud.


    https://stv.tv/news/features/1406022-slps-scotland-s-corruption-linked-homegrown-secrecy-vehicle/


  • 15 Jan 2018 7:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lord Peter Hain, the former Labour minister and anti-apartheid campaigner, wrote to Britain’s law watchdog the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on Friday requesting an inquiry into Hogan Lovells’ conduct.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/01/13/city-law-firm-hogan-lovells-accused-whitewash-investigation/

  • 07 Jan 2018 9:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Authorities across the world are more attuned to the signs of bribery, able to share information with foreign counterparts on a far quicker and more regular basis than in previous years and, in simple terms, they are now better at tackling corruption.

    https://www.lexology.com/library/document.ashx?g=bf3165a3-b4e3-4bf5-9b84-da72ceb981da

  • 01 Jan 2018 4:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK Government has published its much anticipated Anti-Corruption Strategy. You may be asking yourself, is it any good?


    http://www.transparency.org.uk/uk-anti-corruption-strategy-a-review/#.Wkayz9J-rIU

  • 24 Dec 2017 9:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Airbus is under investigation by French prosecutors and Britain's Serious Fraud Office for suspected corruption in its UK-based civil aviation arm, a problem the company itself reported to the authorities.

    http://en.rfi.fr/economy/20171215-airbus-change-bosses-amid-fraud-probe

  • 17 Dec 2017 10:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FCA is probing FTSE 100 lenders HSBC and Standard Chartered’s claimed links to alleged illegal activities by South Africa’s billionaire Gupta family.

    https://anticorruptiondigest.com/anti-corruption-news/2017/12/14/south-africa-whistleblower-aids-hsbc-money-laundering-investigation/

  • 17 Dec 2017 10:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Senior executives at Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox corporation are alleged to have agreed for millions of dollars in bribes to be paid to South American soccer officials to secure major broadcast deals, according to US prosecution documents unmasked by sworn testimony.

    https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/dec/14/fox-alleged-bribes-tv-soccer-copa-libertadores

  • 10 Dec 2017 10:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The 2017 Index of Public Integrity shows stagnation, some reduction in red tape and increase in demand for good governance, but backsliding on freedom of the press and of trade.

    https://www.opendemocracy.net/alina-mungiu-pippidi/on-international-anticorruption-day-are-we-winning-against-corruption

  • 03 Dec 2017 2:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    British prosecutors have charged two more people in an investigation into alleged bribery and corruption at privately-held Unaoil, a Monaco-based oil and gas services company.


    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-unaoil-charges/uk-fraud-office-charges-two-more-in-unaoil-investigation-idUKKBN1DU2DC

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