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    1. 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,...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. July 7, 2015

      UBS trader nicknamed Rainman 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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.”...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. April 22, 2015

      Navinder Singh Sarao extradition: two big questions

      US authorities’ attempts to extradite London-based futures trader Navinder Singh Sarao will succeed or fail based on...

    23. April 16, 2015

      Alstom faces third trial after unit charged with bribery

      Alstom is facing a third criminal trial in the UK after British fraud prosecutors charged one of its subsidiaries with...

    24. March 26, 2015

      A new breed of commercial intelligence company

      At dawn on a cold, grey March morning in London’s Mayfair, 135 police officers burst into the homes and offices...

    25. March 24, 2015

      MPs seek inquiry into BoE liquidity investigation

      The origins of an unprecedented criminal investigation into potential rigging of liquidity auctions held by the Bank of...

    26. March 23, 2015

      Afren calls in Serious Fraud Office over expenses payments

      Afren, the Africa-focused oil company that is hammering out a financial restructuring agreement with its lenders, has...

    27. March 12, 2015

      BoE ignored advice on money markets probe

      The Bank of England ignored advice from the UK’s Serious Fraud Office to publicly confirm a criminal investigation into...

    28. March 11, 2015

      BoE decided to conceal SFO criminal probe

      The Bank of England decided in December to conceal a Serious Fraud Office move to open a criminal investigation into...

    29. March 11, 2015

      Lawyers slam Financial Conduct Authority’s ‘rushed’ forex probe

      Lawyers have criticised the UK’s investigation into manipulation of the foreign exchange market as a “rushed job” that...

    30. March 10, 2015

      G4S dogged by scandal provisions as it returns to profit

      G4S swung back to a profit after two years of contract scandals that included its failure to provide enough security...

    31. March 8, 2015

      Barclays and Deutsche traders face Euribor questioning

      UK fraud investigators have called in former traders from Barclays and Deutsche Bank for interview as suspects in their...

    32. March 5, 2015

      SFO narrows focus of Bank of England money-market probe

      A Serious Fraud Office investigation into whether Bank of England interventions in the money market during the...

    33. March 5, 2015

      Bank of England haunted by crisis decisions

      As the financial crisis unfolded in 2007, the Bank of England was in turmoil, facing a meltdown of the financial sector...

    34. March 4, 2015

      Bank of England embroiled in money-market fraud probe

      The Bank of England is embroiled in an unprecedented criminal investigation over the potential rigging of its...

    35. March 3, 2015

      Rolls-Royce chief’s pay halved after profit warnings

      John Rishton has gone from the highest-paid chief executive in recent Rolls-Royce history to the lowest after a...

    36. February 27, 2015

      SFO probes forest and forex investments

      The Serious Fraud Office has opened a criminal investigation into two investment schemes estimated to have lost victims...

    37. February 25, 2015

      UK tax authority summons law enforcers over HSBC data

      Britain’s tax authority has called law enforcement agencies to a meeting early next week to assess whether there are...

    38. February 16, 2015

      Rolls-Royce vows to co-operate with Petrobras investigation

      Rolls-Royce has said it will co-operate with Brazilian authorities if they press ahead with an investigation into...

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