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RPT-Unregulated firm Financial.org closes, investors say accounts frozen

09 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 6 Unregulated British firm Financial.org has closed down, according to a notice on its website, and four investors said their accounts had been frozen.

Unregulated firm Financial.org closes, investors say accounts frozen

06 Sep 2019

LONDON Unregulated British firm Financial.org has closed down, according to a notice on its website, and four investors said their accounts had been frozen.

British fugitive sentenced for money laundering in Tabernula case

03 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 3 A fugitive businessman convicted of money laundering in one of Britain's longest and most complex insider dealing investigations was on Tuesday sentenced in his absence to five years and eight months in prison by a London judge.

Burford brings in caretaker CFO in governance overhaul

15 Aug 2019

Burford Capital , the litigation funder embroiled in a stand-off with short-seller Muddy Waters, on Thursday confirmed plans for a dual U.S. listing as it replaced its finance chief over investor concerns about her marriage to the CEO.

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over currency-rigging

29 Jul 2019

LONDON Barclays, JP Morgan, RBS, UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test of U.S.-style class actions in Britain.

Barclays, JPM, others face UK class action over currency-rigging

29 Jul 2019

* Banks have previously paid out $11bn in fines for FX rigging

Unaoil's former Iraq partner pleads guilty to bribery

19 Jul 2019

LONDON The former partner in Iraq for Unaoil, a Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy, has pleaded guilty to five counts of bribery in the first conviction in a three-year criminal investigation by Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

UPDATE 3-Unaoil's former Iraq partner pleads guilty to bribery

19 Jul 2019

* Defendant Stephen Whiteley "strenuously" denies charges (Adds comment from Whiteley's lawyer)

London jury acquits three Sarclad staff despite corporate plea deal

16 Jul 2019

LONDON Three former employees of Sarclad, a British technology business that supplies the metals industry, were acquitted of bribery charges on Tuesday, although the company had accepted it failed to prevent corrupt payments over an eight-year period.

London jury acquits three Sarclad staff despite corporate plea deal

16 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 16 Three former employees of Sarclad, a British technology business that supplies the metals industry, were acquitted of bribery charges on Tuesday, although the company had accepted it failed to prevent corrupt payments over an eight-year period.

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