Opinion: As Rolls resolution confirms DPA’s on the menu without Self Report we argue (again) for bigger discounts for companies who Self Report.
Interviews in New York last week: Is the SFO here to stay? & to DPA or not to DPA, that is the question.
Opinion: New UK govt crackdown on ‘corporate irresponsibility’ to be underpinned by biggest change to corporate criminal law in history
Lessons from recent SFO cases. How to conduct an internal investigation
Opinion: SFO’s second DPA – A moderate step in the right direction. Could do better.
BREXIT. No change to present enforcement but proposals for new laws could be in tatters
BREAKING: Biggest corporate criminal law shake up announced as part of UK Anti Corruption Summit
Opinion: DPA’s must show greater benefits. We discuss the Criteria & Process for a DPA set out in Alun Milford’s (SFO GC) recent speech
The chronology of an SFO investigation – by Alun Milford GC of the SFO
Hat trick for the SFO: First Section 7 Bribery Act Admission outside of a DPA* by Sweett Group PLC
OPINION: First DPA a watershed moment in the history of UK corporate crime enforcement & significant moment for SFO
Only 50 days until Christmas – Make all your wishes come true: SFO update…How to get a DPA
OPINION: SFO Speech in full from the Cambridge Symposium – David Green lays out (again) why the SFO should remain. You can work out the rest…
SFO Director means what he says…A letter from David Green CB QC: No “Get out of jail card for companies”
The View From Cockspur Street: “Misconception” SFO doesn’t want internal investigations. We say – remember the golden rule…
My company has entered into contracts with FIFA. Should I be doing anything?
Guilty. With a little help from it’s friends…SFO gets by with a little help from its friends.
Opinion: Less time than Bernie got. But a long time is on the cards for UK white collar offenders.
Christmas Comes Early: SFO Scores 1st Bribery Act Convictions
Supergrass: UK No.1 non U.S. snitch under U.S. whistleblower reward scheme plus crazy disclaimers…
Richard Bistrong: Q&A “…it is pretty clear that the current compliance models, while essential, are still not working.”
BREAKING: OPINION: SFO faces disastrous new closure threat from Theresa May at the Home Office
BREAKING: UK Government backtracks over economic crime enforcement
SFO GC. Alun Milford. Read my lips. This is what we want.
REVIEW: Transparency International – Small bribes, big problem: guidance for companies
Another SFO success. Bruce Hall sentenced and subject to aggressive use of UK money laundering laws by SFO.
Jeff Knox, DOJ Fraud Section Chief on the UK US Special Relationship, Prosecution of Individuals & Self Reporting
BREAKING: 1st UK Anti-corruption plan imminent & corporate crime laws under review
Opinion: SFO say Self Report as early as possible. We say (just like they do). Not so fast…
Good news: SFO goes cap in hand again for money.
Cooperation. Cooperation. Cooperation. The name of the game if you want a DPA from next week.
BREAKING: SFO opens criminal investigation into Rolls Royce. Opinion: The stakes are high.
Get the cash. Get the cash. Get the cash. Blockbuster funding & the wrinkle which means it’s not the complete answer.
That’s your problem: SFO Director on compliance complacency in UK PLC
Construction Industry Public Enemy No.1 for SFO in Sector Sweep announcement
Corporate prosecutions under the Bribery Act. Racing certainty or outsider? Watch this space.
YES, YES, YES, YEEES, YEEEEES, YEEEEESSSSS. But. SFO Director repeats benefits of Self Reporting. Again.
Opinion: All hat & no cows? Not quite. HALF of SFO resources now devoted to corruption cases.
World Bank ups its game. Debars more in 2013 than in the last 7 years put together. Is it worth it?
Opinion: SFO confirm 8 Bribery Act ‘Projects’ – enforcement rhetoric will convert into action.
New Joint Head of Bribery & Corruption Appointed at the SFO
SFO & the Bribery Act: Sector sweeps, facilitation payments & London listed companies
SFO Case Round Up: 15 cases in development incl. pre/post Bribery Act matters
Image Sensing Systems reports probe into possible violations of the UK Bribery Act to DOJ & SEC following Polish investigation
11,141: The number of Suspicious Activity Reports to the UK authorities involving corruption in 2012
*IT’S BEHIND YOU!* Our review of 2012 & 2013 – Unlucky for some
The devil in the detail & the dangers of not self reporting
It’s all about the money: SFO Director on why the SFO will NEVER turn down investigation because SFO doesn’t have enough money
David Green lays out the core purpose of the SFO to House of Commons Justice Committee
Our 5 cents. Gold: DOJ/SEC Silver: SFO Bronze: CPS? & who you gonna call?
A Brits eye perspective on the Remarks by Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer at the American Conference Institute’s 28th National Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Gambling is a risky business: David Green QC – SFO should “never” refuse to investigate for lack of funds
It’s all about the money. A picture of a new SFO funding model begins to emerge as new Director sharpens the knives…
Your questions answered: David Lawler, Partner Forensic Risk Alliance answers the question: Can my lawyer or accountant turn me in to the SFO?
OPINION: Confusion must not fill the vacuum following removal of SFO guidance
SFO guidance on corporate hospitality and facilitation payments about to change? May be.
SFO Director David Green CB QC: on SFO guidance – there won’t be any more from us. That’s not our job.
30th International Symposium on Economic Crime: University of Cambridge: SFO Director speech
30th International Symposium on Economic Crime: University of Cambridge: Attorney General speech
SFO Director David Green CB QC: on ongoing Bribery Act investigations – sage words for any investigation.
SFO Director David Green CB QC: on corporate hospitality
A new sheriff is coming to town & LIBOR Fixing Report criticism of the FSA could be a game changer for UK enforcement.
Order order: UK DPA’s – We disagree with Bill Waite too.
With the greatest respect. We disagree with Mike.
Opinion: post-script to a disaster: Penny wise pound foolish – A damning indictment on public funding of fraud investigation & prosecution
Spot the difference – 8 Ingredients for a Civil Recovery Order
July newsletter: 30% lose out through bribery, SFO targets finance & beefs up, enforcement action in retail & publishing & dawn raid seminar…
Serious Fraud Office at C5: Self reports, investigations, the manifesto & tantalisingly will Dodd Frank whistle blowing come to the UK
Join us at our Dawn Raid seminar on September 24 2012
June Newsletter: No SFO raids in a year, guilty verdicts, DPA’s, tough talk from new SFO Director & more…
SFO Director unveils SFO shake up & intention to put ‘Serious’ & ‘Fraud’ back into the SFO
Collapse in Serious Fraud Office raids highlights need for action
Opinion: How to show the SFO really means business – very publicly, don’t prosecute
See Saw Marjorie Daw: SFO & FSA merger under consideration – but only change in the law will make a difference
More SFO strategy revealed…our six picks
Opinion: Tone from the top – new SFO Director lays out uncompromising stance to serious fraud & corruption
David Green CB QC, New SFO Director: statement – SFO here to stay
Summer consultation brings UK Deferred Prosecution Agreements another step closer
Your questions answered: Jo Morgan CCO at IMI looks at a grease payment dilemma
Deferred Prosecution Agreements: Solicitor General confirms legislation to be tabled before Parliament
Self reporting: The skinny.
SFO confirms Self Reporting doubles since Bribery Act
The SFO’s view on gifts & Foreign Public Officials
Defending an SFO claim against shareholder dividends or how to avoid a reversal of fortune
What happens in practice? Confidential information offered to contract bidders
Learn from world leaders in ethics & compliance Mabey Bridge & IMI PLC
The view for those previously at the top of Mount Olympus
January Newsletter: Offers, predictions, what’s on, round up & tips…
New SFO director: My word is my bond, what the future holds & a word of caution.
Overseas corporations: more warning shots
Caribbean weather forecast: Hurricane Mitchell to hit Turks & Caicos in SIPT prosecution, fall out could be worldwide, but help is at hand…
Commercial bribery may not be on the agenda in the US – but is in the UK
Hello, Mr Alderman of the Serious Fraud Office is on the line…
The view from accross the channel & the SFO approach to long arm jurisdiction
UK whistleblowers cash in on US Dodd Frank bounty program providing windfall for UK investigators
G20 Cannes – 8 things you didn’t know were on the agenda, the Arab Spring & the global fight against corruption
BREAKING: We’ll see your new FCPA guidance and raise you: SFO plans Self Reporting guidance to be updated
SFO Confidential: whistle-blowing made easy – but will it drive self reporting?
SFO Director confirms SFO Bribery Act enforcement activity has already begun…
LAST CALL: In construction? Hear SFO views on Friday after claims this week that Bribery is most common in public works contracts & construction