Posts Tagged: David Green
The London trial of former Alcoa super-agent Victor Dahdaleh ended Tuesday in a complete acquittal after two witnesses from a U.S. law firm involved in the investigation refused to testify and another witness changed his evidence, dealing a huge blow to the already embattled U.K.… Continue Reading
Two years after the Bribery Act 2010 came into force, the hysteria surrounding the Act has abated. There are fewer media pundits pronouncing the end of UK plc as we know it and there are fewer newly invented “legal experts” opining on an area they knew little or nothing about but which they saw as a potential earner to fill the gaping hole left by declining litigation and commercial transactions.… Continue Reading
A U.K. oversight panel will hold a hearing to investigate huge severance and pension payments from the Serious Fraud Office to its former CEO.
The Commons Public Accounts Committee is examining more than £1 million in separation payments to at least three former staffers, including £422,000 to Philippa Williamson, the SFO’s former chief executive officer.… Continue Reading
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office said yesterday that Director David Green has called for an investigation into huge exit payments made to the former CEO of the agency, calling them an ‘unjustified expenditure.’… Continue Reading
When Edward Garnier Q.C M.P was unceremoniously and, in my view, wrongly fired by David Cameron in September, Dominic Grieve, the Attorney General said of him:
“I also wish to pay tribute to the outgoing Solicitor General, Edward Garnier QC MP, whose stalwart support and wise counsel have been invaluable to me over the past two years.… Continue Reading