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The Co-Operation Corkscrew: Assisting the SFO in Criminal Investigations

In criminal law, fundamental protections exist to safeguard individuals and companies alike against self-incrimination. Here, Elliott Kenton examines whether an increasing tendency among corporate organisations to co-operate with investigators serves to undermine these essential...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020
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Richard Kingston convicted and sentenced for destroying bribery and corruption evidence

On Monday 21 December 2016, an individual charged in connection with an ongoing Serious Fraud Office (SFO) bribery and corruption investigation was found guilty by a Jury of two destruction of evidence offences, contrary to Section 2(16) of the Criminal Justice Act 1987. Richard...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Sweett Group plc sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25 million after Bribery Act conviction

Construction and professional services company Sweett Group plc has been sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25 million as a result of a conviction arising from a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into its activities in the United Arab Emirates. The company pleaded guilty in...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016