November 2015 SFO agrees first UK DPA with Standard Bank 30th Nov 2015 | News Releases The Serious Fraud Office’s first application for a Deferred Prosecution Agreement was today approved by Lord Justice Leveson at Southwark Crown Court, sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice. Deferred Prosecution Agreement hearing 26th Nov 2015 | Statements A proposal to enter into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with Standard Bank PLC, has already been approved in principle by Lord Justice Leveson. Government Spending Review 2015 25th Nov 2015 | Statements As part of the government’s 2015 Spending Review, details of the SFO’s settlement combined with those for all the Law Officers’ Departments are available here. Gyrus Group Ltd and Olympus Corporation 10th Nov 2015 | Statements The SFO offered no evidence against Olympus Corporation and Gyrus Group Ltd, which had been charged with offences of making misleading statements to auditors. Individual charged with destruction of evidence 9th Nov 2015 | News Releases Richard Kingston was charged today in connection with an ongoing SFO bribery and corruption investigation.