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    1. August 17, 2015

      Quindell may now have the chief executor it needs

      Commiserations to Indro Mukerjee, who applied for a job at Quindell and ended up being appointed chief executive....

    2. August 17, 2015

      Quindell hires Indro Mukerjee as new chief executive

      Quindell, the lossmaking insurance computer software group under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, has hired a...

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      August 17, 2015

      Opening Quote: Last of the summer wine for housebuilders?

      Sign up for the full email briefing here House builder Bovis has raised first half profits 9 per cent to £54m. The...

    2. August 11, 2015

      Fraudsters spurn UK confiscation orders

      White-collar criminals are ignoring confiscation orders issued by the Serious Fraud Office despite the risk of...

    3. August 8, 2015

      Somalia corruption probe: minister asked Lord Howard for funding

      A Somali minister wrote to Michael Howard last year requesting “financial support” from the UK oil company which is...

    4. August 6, 2015

      Fighting back against the short sellers

      As if by magic, invoked when a share price tumbles or a privatisation fares badly, short sellers appear at the scene of...

    5. FT Alphaville

      August 6, 2015

      The consequences of Quindell

      Quindell was once a Hampshire country club. Robert Terry took it and built a business that, to begin with at least, had...

    6. August 6, 2015

      Quindell shares drop 40% after SFO probe disclosed

      Quindell’s shares fell up to 40 per cent on their first day of trading since the company disclosed an investigation by...

    7. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2015

      What on earth did Slater & Gordon buy? - Update

      Earlier this year Slater & Gordon, the Australian-listed legal group, paid £637m (A$1.2bn) in cash for the Professional...

    8. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2015

      The SFO is investigating Quindell

      The Serious Fraud Office appears to have noticed the large restatements by Quindell, and got in touch. From the...

    9. August 5, 2015

      StanChart: the Vin Diesel recovery plan

      He’s fast. He’s furious. But he’s Bill Winters, chief executive of Standard Chartered, not Vin Diesel, star of the Fast...

    10. August 3, 2015

      Anti-fraud agency probes Soma payments to Mogadishu

      The UK Serious Fraud Office is examining payments made by a UK-based oil explorer to the government of war-ravaged...

    11. August 3, 2015

      Tom Hayes conviction a big victory for UK’s Serious Fraud Office

      Tom Hayes, the former trader found guilty over Libor manipulation on Monday, may have been the only man in the dock at...

    12. August 3, 2015

      Libor verdict: key quotes from the prosecution and defence

      Podcast Tom Hayes sentenced to 14 years for Libor rigging Tom Hayes, a former star trader at UBS and Citigroup, has...

    13. August 3, 2015

      Tom Hayes found guilty of rigging benchmark interest rates

      Tom Hayes, a former star trader at UBS and Citigroup, has been found guilty of eight counts of conspiring to rig Libor,...

    14. August 3, 2015

      Outlook bright for investors after Rain Man’s excuses fail to wash

      The jury did not buy defence lawyers’ characterisation of Tom Hayes as a naive trader scapegoated for a banking culture...

    15. July 31, 2015

      Bank of England admits it was subject of police probe

      The Bank of England has been forced to admit that a police investigation in the 1990s suspected that monetary policy...

    16. July 27, 2015

      Jury deliberates verdict in landmark Libor manipulation trial

      A jury in London has begun deliberating on whether Tom Hayes, the first person to go on trial accused of rigging rates,...

    17. July 24, 2015

      UK-Saudi contract details can stay secret, tribunal rules

      The UK government has won a legal battle to keep secret the details of how it oversaw a contract to supply the Saudi...

    18. July 23, 2015

      Two UK groups in talks with SFO over bribery plea deals

      A small company based in Rotherham could be about to make a dubious kind of history by being the first in the UK to...

    19. July 21, 2015

      SFO invites Barclays to talk about settling Qatar deal probe

      Fraud prosecutors have invited Barclays to discuss the possibility of a deal to settle a long-running criminal probe...

    20. July 20, 2015

      City boiler-room fraud crackdown achieves first success

      A police crackdown on the use of City of London addresses for boiler-room investment fraud has yielded its first...

    21. July 13, 2015

      Trader tells court of his ‘rage’ over transatlantic Libor probe

      Tom Hayes, the first trader to go on trial for Libor manipulation, told a court that he reversed his intent to plead...

    22. July 10, 2015

      Hayes breaks down in court while recounting Libor testimony

      Tom Hayes, the first person to face trial in the global Libor investigation, broke down in tears on the witness stand...

    23. July 7, 2015

      UBS trader nicknamed Rain Man tells court bosses knew of rigging

      Tom Hayes admitted he asked colleagues at UBS as well as traders and brokers at other firms to help him rig Libor...

    24. June 24, 2015

      SFO to interview forex traders under caution

      UK investigators are preparing to interview suspects under caution as part of their criminal inquiries into whether the...

    25. June 23, 2015

      Anti-corruption groups warn SFO against deferred prosecution

      Anti-corruption groups have warned the Serious Fraud Office not to replace criminal charges with deferred prosecution...

    26. June 22, 2015

      Full bid spells end of the praline for Thorntons’ horror show

      “The ambassador’s receptions are noted in society for their exquisite taste.” Thus cooed the voiceover of Ferrero’s...

    27. June 3, 2015

      Tom Hayes says senior UBS staff were ‘aware’ of Libor rigging

      Tom Hayes told investigators that “awareness” of Libor manipulation at UBS was at a senior level and that he discussed...

    28. June 1, 2015

      Tom Hayes: moving Libor rates was ‘industry-wide practice’

      Tom Hayes told investigators that his efforts to “move the rates up and down” while he worked at UBS and Citigroup were...

    29. FT Alphaville

      May 27, 2015

      Guest post: The pitfalls of internal corporate investigations

      Anil Rajani, Partner at law firm Fladgate, reckons the SFO should take a leaf out of the FCA’s book when it comes to...

    30. May 25, 2015

      Top lawyer questions rigour of BoE report into forex scandal

      A leading barrister has thrown doubt on the quality of an internal review of the Bank of England’s role in the foreign...

    31. May 24, 2015

      First trader to face trial in Libor case heads to court

      Nearly three years after a then-record fine against Barclays sparked a global outcry over the manipulation of...

    32. May 13, 2015

      UK forex inquiry comes under US pressure

      The integrity of a Bank of England inquiry is in question as prosecutors in the US probe what the central bank knew...

    33. May 12, 2015

      Grant Thornton counter sues Vincent Tchenguiz

      Two Grant Thornton partners have filed a counter-claim against Vincent Tchenguiz for defamation after the property...

    34. May 7, 2015

      UK anti-corruption agency wins battle for documents in BSGR case

      Representatives of the mining arm of Israeli tycoon Beny Steinmetz’s business empire are to be forced to hand over to...

    35. May 7, 2015

      Odds not in favour of UK trader winning US extradition fight

      When Navinder Singh Sarao appeared at a London criminal court this week, he told the judge he had “done nothing wrong.”...

    36. May 7, 2015

      White collar crime prosecutions fall

      Prosecutions in the UK for white-collar crimes such as fraud and corruption have fallen by nearly a fifth in the past...

    37. May 6, 2015

      Former fraud chief Richard Alderman quits OECD bribery group

      A former director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office, Richard Alderman, has stepped down from an OECD advisory group on...

    38. April 28, 2015

      Ministers cite security in effort to block details of Saudi deal

      The UK government is fighting to keep secret details of how it handled allegedly corrupt transactions related to a...

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