News: Financial Crime

Airbus enters into historic global resolution of bribery and corruption allegations

On 31 January 2020, multinational aerospace corporation Airbus SE entered into settlement agreements with the UK's Serious...

31st January 2020

£7M+ Confiscation ordered against former company executives

Former company executives of Saunders Electrical Wholesalers Ltd (SEWL) have been ordered to pay back over £7M of criminal...

18th September 2019

Former Company Director sentenced for £12m bribery scheme

Carole Ann Hodson was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment and ordered to pay almost £4.5m in confiscation at the Wolverhapmton...

28th June 2019

Account Freezing Order (AFO) discharged

On 11 June, Westminster Magistrates' Court discharged an AFO imposed on funds received from Iran and the Metropolitan Police...

12th June 2019

Former Company Director pleads guilty to £12M bribery scheme

A former owner of UK-based ALCA Fasteners has pleaded guilty at Walsall Magistrates Court to bribing a purchasing manager to...

31st May 2019

Multi Million Fraud Gang Convicted

John Hardy QC, leading John Greany, successfully secured the convictions of a gang for their part in the fraud of millions of...

20th May 2019

Turkey fails in attempt to extradite media boss from UK

Turkey has failed in a final attempt to extradite a dispossessed media proprietor to Ankara to face financial charges...

11th April 2019

Sanctions enforcement set to increase

Rachel Barnes, Patrick Hill and Genevieve Woods have co-authored an article on sanctions in the January 2019 issue of...

8th February 2019

South Thanet election agent acquitted

Nathan Gray has been acquitted by a jury at Southwark Crown Court of offences of forgery and knowingly submitting a false...

14th December 2018

Civil Recovery Order in SFO Chadian Corruption case

Jonathan Ashley-Norman QC and Nicholas Yeo acted for the wife a senior Chadian diplomat accused of taking £4.4m of shares as...

26th March 2018