Corporate Crime & Compliance UK

UK Corporate Crime & Compliance provides breaking news and analysis on enforcement and white collar crime in Europe. Coverage includes internal investigations, whistleblower rights, executive responsibility, tax evasion, criminal market abuse and insider dealing actions, anti-money laundering, bribery, corruption and sanctions enforcement.



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Latest News in Corporate Crime & Compliance UK

  • February 23, 2024

    Barclays Must Face Trimmed Suit Over $17.6B Over-Issuance

    Barclays PLC and a number of its top executives must face a trimmed version of a proposed class action over a financial reporting error that led to Barclays selling more than $17.6 billion in securities over its maximum registered amount, a New York federal judge ruled Friday.

  • February 23, 2024

    UN Tax Pact May Need OECD Nations' Support, Diplomats Say

    The United Nations' global tax convention will likely require adoption by many advanced economies to address corporate tax abuse effectively, diplomats said, after countries resolved to pursue consensus over the long term but retain majority rule while drafting its terms of reference.

  • February 23, 2024

    Therium Can't Block Law Firm's Claim Over VW Scandal

    A London court refused Friday to end a law firm's claim that litigation funder Therium breached a confidentiality agreement for group emissions litigation against Volkswagen, even though the case involves some facts similar to one decided by the U.K.'s top court.

  • February 23, 2024

    Ex-Kurdish Energy Minister Largely Fails To Ax Libel Defense

    An Iraqi politician largely failed to throw out an investigative reporting organization's defense to his defamation claim, after a London judge ruled that journalists had a real chance of showing they fairly and accurately reported legal proceedings in an article about alleged corruption in the Iraqi oil business.

  • February 23, 2024

    Ex-Law Firm Worker Can't Nix Sanction Over Siphoned Funds

    An ex-employee of a law firm failed to convince a tribunal Friday that it should overturn a restriction on his ability to work in law after he was exonerated in criminal proceedings on accusations that he had embezzled at least £89,000 ($113,000).

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