Ethics Investigation in UK Law

  • UK Serious Fraud Office launches investigation into GlaxoSmithKline in relation to claims of foreign bribery
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) has launched a formal criminal investigation into GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and its “commercial practices”, understood to mean allegations of foreign bribery. Davi...
  • SFO finally brings first charges under UK Bribery Act
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    In a press release on its website, the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) has announced that it has finally brought its first charges under the Bribery Act 2010. The bribery charges against the three ind...
    ...... against the three individuals are connected to a wider investigation into a suspected £23 million fraud at Sustainable AgroEnergy plc.  The ......
  • May Flowers for GSK? The Corruption Investigation Deepens
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    April showers bring May flowers, at least that is the old truism. One place it is decidedly correct is at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which began its run as one of the, if not the greatest, annual...
  • The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) gets serious
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Reports suggest that the SFO is currently investigating and prosecuting serious allegations of complex fraud and corruption. The announcement this spring that the SFO had started an investigation i...
    ......The announcement this spring that the SFO had started an investigation into the Bank of England’s actions following the rigging rumours, (as ..., which saw Mr Lainé (the former Senior Vice President Ethics & Compliance and director of Alstom International Limited) become the ......
  • United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office issues fine for data breach
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Report on Supply Chain Compliance 3, no. 4 (February 20, 2020) - The Information Commissioner’s Office fined DSG Retail Limited (DSG) 500,00 British pounds after an investigation discovered a data...
    ...... DSG Retail Limited (DSG) 500,00 British pounds after an investigation discovered a data breach involving the personal data of approximately 14 ......
  • The Curious Incident Of The Unreported Tory Sex Scandal
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... its wounds after a kicking by Leveson who had conducted his investigation into press ethics following the phone hacking scandal concerning the now ......
  • Ericsson Has Earmarked $1.23 Billion As The Possible Total Cost Of Investigating And Settling Bribery Allegations
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... The US investigations into alleged breaches of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) began in ...The following year, Ericsson started to improve its ethics and compliance program. Ericsson has said that the investigations relate ......
  • ECJ Rules Exceptions To Obligation To Notify Data Subjects Of Processing Are Optional
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... For defence For public security For the prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution of criminal offences or breaches of ethics for ......
  • Genetic Screening Hits National Health Service
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The National Health Services in the United Kingdom proposes to implement genetic screening, based on Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), originally developed in the late 1980s to identify gen...
    ...... and Energy Medicine, also known as the Institute for Health, Ethics, Law, Policy & Society. The Institute serves as a reliable forum for ......
  • Rolls-Royce Brings in Lord Gold – Is it Thinking Big Enough?
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    In December 2012 the BBC online service reported that Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited (Rolls-Royce) was in talks with the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) regarding potential allegations of bribery and...
    ......-Royce is reported to be co-operating with the SFO in the investigation. The company announced that it found concern regarding the markets of ... the Trustee in the MF Global bankruptcy to his appointment to the Ethics Committee of FIFA. If you want another name, I can certainly recommend ......
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