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  1. January 11, 2013

    Gold seeks to restore Rolls-Royce’s shine

    Lord Gold is undaunted by scandal. A multibillion-pound spat between oligarchs, investigating cronyism in British politics,...

  2. September 19, 2012

    Olver looks to steer BAE through rough seas

    One of Dick Olver’s proudest moments was when he reached the West Indies after a two-week voyage across the Atlantic with...

  1. June 14, 2012

    New SFO chief outlines planned shake-up

    The new director of the Serious Fraud Office used his first public speech on Thursday to set out plans for reviving the...

  2. May 6, 2012

    Top UK judges support Qatari legal push

    Qatar is hosting England and Wales’ most prominent judges as part of the emirate’s bid to become a leading arbitration...

  3. January 15, 2012

    Finance tribunal opens to settle disputes

    Disputes arising from complex transactions can be put for possible resolution at the world’s first international specialist...

  4. December 7, 2011

    Gaddafi’s PhD is a lesson to all leaders

    If you are looking for a gripping end-of-year read, I can recommend “An inquiry into the LSE’s links with Libya and lessons...

  5. December 1, 2011

    Davies blamed over Gaddafi’s gift to LSE

    The London School of Economics accepted a £1.5m ($2.4m) donation from the family of Muammer Gaddafi that may have been...

  6. November 30, 2011

    LSE checks Seif Gaddafi’s input into his PhD

    A remaining mystery about Seif al-Islam Gaddafi’s time at the London School of Economics is how much of his work was his...

  7. April 20, 2011

    Downing St attacked over Lords move

    Downing Street was accused of “doublethink” on Wednesday after the gov­ernment in­sisted it would press on with appointing...

  8. March 19, 2011

    ‘Bond’ mots at retail soirée

    Who could Charles Dunstone, the Carphone Warehouse chairman, have been referring to with this introduction? “The James Bond...

  9. FT Alphaville

    March 4, 2011

    Davies quits LSE over Libyan donations

    Sir Howard Davies, one of the most successful figures in British public life, has resigned as director of the London School...

  10. March 3, 2011

    Davies says LSE independence intact

    The outgoing head of the London School of Economics denied on Friday that its academic independence had been compromised by...

  11. November 23, 2009

    Long-running degree stands tall among academics

    If the University College London’s LLM degree is guilty of one thing, it would be that its choice of courses and diversity...

  12. September 10, 2009

    Don't pension us off too soon, says head of new top court

    The new Supreme Court risks wasting some of its best talent unless the judges' retirement age is raised to 75, the...

  13. September 9, 2009

    UK Supreme Court head attacks judges’ age limit

    The new Supreme Court risks wasting some of its best talent unless the judges’ retirement age is raised to 75, the chamber’s...

  14. July 7, 2009

    Peers attack expenses reforms

    A planned crackdown on MPs' expenses is being rushed through without proper scrutiny, a committee of peers claimed...

  15. June 2, 2009

    Foreign markets still prize British legal expertise

    From Mr John Young. Sir, It is very kind of Lord Woolf to be concerned that the credit crisis has dealt a blow to...

  16. May 27, 2009

    Export of English law falters in credit crunch

    The financial crisis has weakened the world's embrace of English-style commercial law and dealt a blow to London-based...

  17. May 27, 2009

    Export of English law falters in credit crunch

    The financial crisis has weakened the world’s embrace of English-style commercial law and dealt a blow to London-based...

  18. May 8, 2009

    BAE makes progress reviving image

    A few years ago a BAE System’s director addressing an annual meeting would have to duck makeshift missiles and eggs. This...

  19. April 21, 2009

    BAE claims 'progress' on ethical report

    BAE Systems has defended the first external audit of its ethical conduct, after it emerged that its scope did not include an...

  20. April 20, 2009

    BAE claims ‘progress’ on ethical report

    BAE Systems has defended the first external audit of its ethical conduct, after it emerged that its scope did not include an...

  21. September 28, 2008

    Deloitte to audit BAE

    BAE Systems, Europe’s largest defence contractor, has appointed Deloitte to conduct an independent review of its business...

  22. August 1, 2008

    BAE linked to Zimbabwean arms dealer

    BAE Systems, the British arms manufacturer under investigation in several countries for alleged bribery, paid at least £20m...

  23. July 23, 2008

    BAE to issue advisers' contract

    BAE Systems is to ask all the external advisers it uses on foreign arms sales to sign a uniform global contract as part of...

  24. July 22, 2008

    BAE sets up global ethical contract for arms

    BAE Systems is to ask all external advisers it uses on foreign arms sales to sign up to a uniform, global contract as part...

  25. July 22, 2008

    BAE to issue advisers’ contract

    BAE Systems is to ask all the external advisers it uses on foreign arms sales to sign a uniform global contract as part of...

  26. July 19, 2008

    BAE beats deadline on ethics audit

    BAE Systems is ready to publish an external audit of its ethical conduct within a year, far earlier than expected, as part...

  27. July 18, 2008

    BAE beats deadline on ethics audit

    BAE Systems is ready to publish an external audit of its ethical conduct within a year, far earlier than expected, as part...

  28. July 14, 2008

    Defence industry plans joint code of ethics

    European and US defence companies will this week kick off talks on a joint code of ethics to cover arms sales....

  29. July 14, 2008

    Defence industry goes on the attack against corruption

    European and US defence companies will this week start talks to introduce a joint code of ethics to cover arms sales....

  30. July 5, 2008

    Spotted . . .

    It wasn't a fat lady singing but a well-received final performance of the season of Don Carlo at Covent Garden that...

  31. May 8, 2008

    Facing down a room full of accusations

    After three years of hosting BAE Systems' annual meeting, chairman Dick Olver, has got into the swing of batting back...

  32. May 8, 2008

    BAE needs to deal with past, says chairman

    Dick Olver, chairman of BAE Systems, admitted on Wednesday that the defence contractor needed “to deal with the past” if it...

  33. May 7, 2008

    Battling Olver on defensive

    After three years of hosting BAE Systems’ annual meeting, chairman Dick Olver, has got into the swing of batting back...

  34. May 7, 2008

    Report highlights gap in ethical standards

    BAE Systems, Britain’s largest defence contractor, has admitted that it previously failed to pay “sufficient attention to...

  35. May 7, 2008

    Olver hopes findings will usher in revolution

    Antiwar protests and questions over allegations of bribery have dominated annual meetings at BAE Systems for the past few...

  36. May 7, 2008

    BAE chairman attempts to draw line under corruption allegations

    Dick Olver, chairman of BAE Systems, will today call for a review of the corruption cases against the group in what will be...

  37. May 7, 2008

    BAE told to tighten ethical code of practice

    BAE Systems, the British defence company dogged by bribery allegations, must tighten up its ethical code of practices or...

  38. May 7, 2008

    BAE's long shadows

    More than window-dressing but not enough to draw a line under sustained criticism: Lord Woolf's report on ethical business...

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