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Serious Fraud Office Articles

If you are facing investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) your response is of vital importance.

Serious Fraud Office Articles

If you are facing investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) your response is of vital importance. The right approach can make all the difference between the SFO proceeding with a case or dropping it.

LEGAL ARTICLE

COLLAPSE

The recent allegations surrounding the demise of BHS are a classic example: Philip Green’s financial tactics, Dominic Chappell’s unsuitability for running a company and BHS’s failure to move with the times are just three of the accusations ...

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By Azizur Rahman  15 September 2016
3 min read

LEGAL ARTICLE

Serious Fraud Office (SFO) - Section 2 Interviews

The Serious Fraud Office’s guidance regarding interviews conducted under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 means that lawyers’ attendance at SFO-compelled interviews will not be guaranteed. Lawyers will have to argue why they shoul...

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By Azizur Rahman  31 August 2016
3 min read

LEGAL ARTICLE

ALL CHANGE?

The report by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) accentuates the positive and goes some way to finding reasons for the negative. It’s like a school report given to a child that isn’t too bright but isn’t i...

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By Azizur Rahman  31 August 2016
3 min read

LEGAL ARTICLE

Shopping Around

If the SFO is looking at what has happened at BHS with specific intelligence at its disposal, it will be interesting to see how it proceeds.

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By Azizur Rahman  31 August 2016
3 min read

LEGAL ARTICLE

Approaches to Acquittal

Two men have just been acquitted in a major money laundering trial. Here we look at the scope defence teams have in such cases to rebut prosecution claims.

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By Azizur Rahman  17 June 2016
3 min read

LEGAL ARTICLE

Accounting and Fraud

After lengthy deliberation, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) dropped fraud charges in 2016 against Japanese camera maker Olympus and its UK subsidiary Gyrus Group. The charges related to an accounting scandal that came to light four years ear...

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By Azizur Rahman  26 January 2016
4 min read