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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

SFO resolves foreign bribery case with second DPA

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Friday a court approved its second application for a deferred prosecution agreement to settle Bribery Act and related offenses committed in several foreign countries.

The SFO didn’t name the company involved because of “ongoing related litigation.”… Continue Reading

SFO close to decision on charges for ex-Barclays bankers

The UK Serious Fraud Office could decide “as soon as next month” whether to charge former Barclays executives over undisclosed payments the bank made to Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund in 2008, when the Bank was trying to raise money during the credit crunch.… Continue Reading

SFO charges Alstom UK unit for bribes

The Serious Fraud Office said Thursday it has started criminal proceedings “against an Alstom company in the UK by written charge.”

Alstom Network UK Ltd, formerly called Alstom International Ltd, a UK subsidiary of Alstom, was charged with three corruption offenses, and three counts of conspiracy to corrupt.… Continue Reading

With final two convictions, SFO closes Innospec prosecution

Two former executives of Delaware-based Innospec were found guilty Wednesday in London of bribing Indonesian officials to buy the company’s gasoline additive.

Dennis Kerrison, a former Innospec chief executive, and Miltiades Papachristos, a former regional sales director, were convicted by a jury at the Southwark Crown Court of conspiracy and bribery.… Continue Reading

UK convicts nine in $117 million boiler room scam

An Australian ringleader and his British co-conspirators have been found guilty of defrauding investors of more than $117 million in the UK’s biggest boiler-room prosecution, the Serious Fraud Office said.

Jeffrey Revell-Reade, 49, was convicted last week of leading a conspiracy that cheated more than 1,000 investors who were sold shares in companies that didn’t exist.… Continue Reading