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  • 29 Dec 2013 10:59 PM | Deleted user

    A formal investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption in China and Indonesia has been launched against Rolls-Royce by Britain's Serious Fraud Office, providing some unseasonal gloom for the aerospace and defence engineering group. 

    http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-2528347/Rolls-Royce-Fraud-office-launches-probe-bribery-corruption-allegations-against-engines-group.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

  • 12 Dec 2013 11:00 PM | Deleted user

    In what was to be a key test of prosecutors’ vigor and effectiveness, one of Britain’s largest corruption prosecutions went down in flames on Tuesday, marking yet another reversal for the beleaguered Serious Fraud Office in London.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/12/12/alcoa-bribery-case_n_4434942.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-news

  • 11 Dec 2013 11:03 PM | Deleted user

    Reducing corruption and increasing transparency are vital for improving global stability and prosperity.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/joint-uk-ministerial-statement-on-international-anti-corruption-day

  • 11 Dec 2013 11:02 PM | Deleted user

    A major anti-corruption trial brought by the Serious Fraud Office has collapsed following the intervention of the deputy prime minister of Bahrain and sudden withdrawal of key witnesses.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/victor-dahdaleh-corruption-case-collapses-8995972.html

  • 19 Nov 2013 11:04 PM | Deleted user

    A public official receives a bribe to award a contract. Does the bribe “belong” to the official or to the state that he or she represents? The answer to the question can matter a great deal to the success of a claim. But the issue is controversial and the answer unclear in English law. 

    http://www.anticorruptionlaw.com/blog.aspx?entry=5111#page=1

  • 13 Nov 2013 11:09 PM | Deleted user

    The FCA have assessed 22 firms including wealth and asset management firms, fund administrators, and platform firms to assess how their money laundering and bribery and corruption risks were being managed.

    http://www.fca.org.uk/news/thematic-reviews/tr13-9-anti-money-laundering-and-anti-bribery

  • 07 Nov 2013 11:14 PM | Deleted user

    At a hearing of an ongoing corruption trial at Southwark Crown Court against Canadian-British businessman Victor Dahdaleh, the SFO alleged that A&O partners interfered with a prosecution witness and prevented an earlier trial taking place.

    http://www.thelawyer.com/news/practice-areas/fraud-and-crime-news/ao-hit-with-allegations-of-witness-interference/3012159.article

  • 07 Nov 2013 11:11 PM | Deleted user

    Self-reporting is the key to navigating the anti-bribery legislation being implemented in Brazil.

    http://www.thelawyer.com/analysis/opinion/come-clean-on-the-road-to-rio/3011584.article

  • 29 Oct 2013 11:15 PM | Deleted user

    Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is being sued for £106m damages by a German media firm in trial in the High Court in London.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/bernie-ecclestones-27m-german-bribery-case-comes-to-the-high-court-8909524.html

  • 13 Oct 2013 11:18 PM | Deleted user

    Changes contained in the Localism Act 2011 and proposed in the Local Audit and Accountability Bill could unintentionally create an enabling environment for corruption in local government. 

    http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15795%3Alegislative-changes-qcreating-greater-risk-of-corruption-in-local-governmentq&catid=59&Itemid=27

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