The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged Barclays Bank over a $3bn (€2.44bn) loan given to the State of Qatar as part of a side deal linked to its emergency fundraising in 2008.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Britain’s accounting regulator has said it would investigate audits by PwC of BT Group after a scandal was uncovered this year at the Italian operations of the telecoms group.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
Tesco agreed to pay £214m (€247m) to resolve regulatory probes into a 2014 accounting scandal that prompted a boardroom house-cleaning and an overhaul of the grocer’s supplier relations in the UK.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
Tesco shares have fallen as the retailer faces a new claim for damages from an investor, in relation to its 2014 profit overstatement.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Shares in Rolls-Royce jumped up to 7% yesterday after the British maker of engines for planes and ships settled a long-running bribery probe and said that 2016 profit would beat expectations.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
LiLou is the first ever airport therapy pig employed by the ’Wag Brigade’ at The San Francisco International Airport to help nervous flyers relax.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has said it has charged three former senior Tesco executives with fraud in its investigation into accounting practices at the UK’s biggest supermarket retailer.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is understood to be planning to announce a decision on whether to file criminal charges against individuals involved in the Tesco accounting scandal as soon as this month.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
A criminal investigation into Airbus Group’s practices in selling planes and arranging financing overseas will seek to shed light on the use of third parties who are often critical in closing deals.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Three former Barclays traders have been found guilty by a London jury of conspiring to fraudulently manipulate global benchmark interest rates in a stark warning to junior bankers and a major victory for Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
The jury in the London trial of five former Barclays traders charged with conspiracy to manipulate global Libor interest rates yesterday retired to consider its verdict after hearing more than 10 weeks of evidence.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
UK prosecutors have obtained arrest warrants against five bankers who failed to appear to face charges for rigging a key interest-rate benchmark.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Fresh charges in the UK Libor rigging probe may target traders linked to the benchmark’s euro counterpart, with prosecutors focusing efforts on that strand of the probe in recent weeks.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
Former Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is reportedly set to be interviewed by England's Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which is investigating an accounting black hole at the supermarket.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
The jury in the London trial of former trader, Tom Hayes, who is charged with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud, by manipulating global Libor interest rates, retired yesterday to consider its verdict, after hearing nine weeks of evidence.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
The former trader on trial for allegedly conspiring to rig benchmark interest rates, has admitted to being motivated by greed and was fired by US bank Citigroup in 2010, the prosecution told a London court yesterday.
Wed, 27 May, 2015
Tesco paid £4.1 million to new boss Dave Lewis in his first six months after he was brought in from consumer goods group Unilever to turn around the embattled supermarket.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
Royal Bank of Scotland Group suspended bonuses of 18 traders as part of a review of foreign-exchange business in the wake of a $634m (€521.25m) fine.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2014
FIFA is facing the prospect of losing two of its biggest sponsors after airline Emirates decided not to renew its contract and electronics giant Sony also considering ending its links with the world governing body.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2014
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in the UK is reportedly poised to launch a formal criminal probe into Tesco following the supermarket's discovery of a £263m hole in its profit expectations.
Wed, 29 Oct, 2014
A senior banker from a leading British bank has pleaded guilty to trying to rig the interbank lending rate Libor.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2014
Germany’s FIFA member believes the 2022 World Cup will be moved from Qatar due to the extreme temperatures.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
Three former employees of Barclays have been charged in relation to the alleged manipulation of Libor benchmark interest rates.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
The UK Serious Fraud Office sought an extra £19m (€23m) from the government to pay for “blockbuster” cases including a probe into manipulation of benchmark interest rates.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
Britain’s fraud prosecutor yesterday charged two former brokers at interdealer broker RP Martin with conspiracy to defraud, stepping up its investigation into the rigging of Libor benchmark interest rates.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
The founder of a collapsed $600m (€459m) hedge fund has been charged with a raft of fraud offences, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said today.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Engines giant Rolls-Royce has disclosed it is in talks with the Serious Fraud Office in relation to concerns about bribery and corruption.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2012
Hewlett-Packard took an US$8.8bn hit today as it accused former staff at a UK software company it bought last year of accounting irregularities.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
A senior AIB banker claimed there was no doubt that Achilleas Kallakis was at the helm of a number of special-purpose vehicles used to buy UK properties, jurors at Southwark crown court in London heard.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
Barclays handed the job of restoring its tarnished reputation to an insider today as another scandal threatened to engulf the UK bank.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
Under-fire banking giant Barclays today named its retail and business banking boss Antony Jenkins as chief executive.
The Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into payments made between Barclays and Middle East investors it tapped for funds at the height of the financial crisis.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
Britain’s biggest banks were tonight embroiled in a criminal investigation after the Serious Fraud Office opened an official inquiry into the rate-rigging affair.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
Serious Fraud Office investigators are in talks with the City watchdog in Britain over the Barclays rate-rigging scandal that has rocked the banking industry, Chancellor George Osborne said today.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
TWO men were jailed in Britain yesterday for their part in a £50 million (€56.6m) fraud on a string of mortgage lenders, including Bank of Ireland.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2011
Property magnates Robert and Vincent Tchenguiz today said they were "co-operating fully" after being arrested as part of an international fraud probe into the collapse of failed Icelandic bank Kaupthing.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2011
British property tycoons Robert and Vincent Tchenguiz were arrested today as part of an international fraud probe into the collapse of Icelandic bank Kaupthing, sources said.
Seven men have been arrested in the UK in connection with the collapse of Icelandic bank Kaupthing, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said today.
US government authorities are investigating a pilot who posted videos on YouTube criticising what he said were security lapses at San Francisco International Airport.
Sat, 25 Dec, 2010
Defence giant BAE Systems was today fined £500,000 (€589,205) for failing to keep proper records of payments to an adviser in the east African country of Tanzania.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010
Former Polly Peck tycoon Asil Nadir was released from custody tonight and vowed to issue a writ for wrongful arrest.
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
London’s blue chip share index dropped into the red today as investor nerves built ahead of key UK economic news.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010
The FTSE 100 Index remained near its opening mark today as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of key economic developments later in the week.
Sportswear firms Sports Direct International and JJB Sports will not face charges following an investigation by the UK's Serious Fraud Office into allegations of cartel activity, it was disclosed today.
Defence giant BAE Systems is to pay £286m (€327m) in fines and plead guilty to two criminal charges to settle corruption claims in the UK and US.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2010
No-one in Britain will be prosecuted over the collapse of companies linked to multibillion-pound fraudster Bernard Madoff.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2010
A former Austrian agent for British arms company BAE Systems was charged with corruption today.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2010
The FTSE 100 Index tumbled 1.7% today as commodity stocks fell and US unemployment claims gave investors the jitters.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2009
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