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Corporate Crime Update - February 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

Sweett Group PLC has been sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25 million as a result of a conviction arising from a Serious Fraud Office (SFO


Corporate crime monthly update June 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Cambodia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2015

Welcome to the JUNE 2015 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud


Sentencing Council Guideline in relation to fraud, bribery and money laundering offences comes into effect
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2014

The Definitive Guideline on Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering, which includes specific guidelines for Corporate Offenders, takes effect for all


Former Vice President of DePuy International Ltd charged with corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced that Robert John Dougall, former Vice President of Market Development at DePuy International Limited (DPI) has been charged with conspiracy to corrupt, contrary to the Criminal Law Act 1977


FSA bans insurance brokers for concealing criminal record from FSA
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

The FSA has banned Faraz Ahmed Siddique and Waqas Ahmed Siddique on the basis that they were not fit and proper persons in terms of honesty and integrity, and that therefore their approval to perform controlled functions at Aston Sterling Insurance should be withdrawn


Parliament discusses EU Sub-Committee's report on money laundering and financing of terrorism
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

On 7 December 2009, Members of the House of Lords discussed the EU Sub-Committee on Home Affairs' report on money laundering and the financing of terrorism, following a request from the committee calling on the government to investigate how piracy and laundering the proceeds of crime contribute to the financing of terrorism


Uberoi sentencing hearing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

Matthew Uberoi and his father, Neel Uberoi, were sentenced to 12 and 24 months' imprisonment respectively, for insider dealing on 10 December 2009


Ken Thorne Group brothers jailed
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

Andrew Thorne, manager at the car dealership at Ken Thorne Group (KTG), has been sentenced after pleading guilty to four charges of theft contrary to section 1 of the Theft Act 1968, following a joint investigation into a £6 million asset stripping fraud by the SFO and South Wales Police


FSA fines director £75,000 and imposes a ban for failing to disclose information
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

The FSA has fined Simon Kuun, director of financial planning firm MFP Group Plc, £75,000 for failing to disclose relevant information and for providing inaccurate and, in some instances, misleading information to the FSA in relation to the extent of his involvement in the firm


British ex-pats lose £2 million in sham investment scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

Five individuals have been sentenced following an investigation conducted by the SFO into the use of overseas independent financial advisors (IFAs) to attract investment in a commercial property loans business