The Serious Fraud Office is an independent government department, operating under the superintendence of the Attorney General.  Its purpose is to protect society by investigating and, if appropriate, prosecuting those who commit serious or complex fraud, bribery and corruption and pursuing them and others for the proceeds of their crime.  It operates in line with its statutory purpose and policies.  Its Director is David Green CB QC.

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26 November 2015

Deferred Prosecution Agreement hearing

A proposal to enter into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") with Standard Bank Plc (now known as ICBC Standard Bank Plc), has already been approved in principle by Lord Justice Leveson.  On Monday, 30th November ...

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29 October 2015

Ben Morgan at the Annual Anti Bribery & Corruption Forum

Ben Morgan, Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption, speaks at the Annual Anti Bribery & Corruption Forum

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Global Forestry Investments and Global Forex Investments

We are now seeking to make contact with a cross-section of those investors who have completed our questionnaire.

Innospec: Further Convictions

Two individuals have been convicted in Indonesia as part of its investigation into Innospec Ltd.