News: Financial Services

Rachel Barnes and Ryan Dowding on account freezing and forfeiture orders

Rachel Barnes and Ryan Dowding's article in Archbold Review considers the rise in POCA Account Freezing Orders and Account...

6th February 2020

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

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

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

Convictions in largest insider dealing case brought by FCA

Neil Saunders was a member of the prosecution team that saw the convictions of Martyn Dodgson and Andrew Hind after a four...

16th May 2016

Third Libor trial begins

The trial against fiver former Barclays employees has begun at Southwark Crown Court. The defendants are charged with...

8th April 2016

Eurostar clerk acquitted in Operation Boromo

A Eurostar bookings clerk has been acquitted of conspiring to defraud numerous Government agencies, causing losses in the...

26th January 2016

Navinder Singh Sarao appears in Court

James Lewis QC represented Navinder Singh Sarao today at Westminster Magistrates Court, A UK trader accused of contributing...

7th May 2015