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April 2018 articles

During his final moments as director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO,) David Green has clinched a deal with the government [...]

20 April
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As a group, you can negotiate the purchase of the freehold or, subject to relevant criteria, exercise statutory rights pursuant [...]

20 April
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KitKat's distinct four-fingered chocolate bar is set to lose its EU-wide protected status after a European court was advised [...]

19 April
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Anyone who works in the City, or any finance related field, will already have faced plenty of questions from family, friends, [...]

19 April
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The departing director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) David Green has written to the justice committee outlining changes [...]

18 April
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Magic circle law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has promoted just two women in its 2018 partnership promotions round, underlining [...]

18 April
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In a High Court hearing today lawyers said that a businessman at the centre of a group involved in a £200m claim against the [...]

17 April
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South Africa’s auditor general has cancelled all contracts with big four accounting firm KPMG after a series of major scandals. [...]

17 April
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The founder of investment banking boutique Zeus Capital who was acquitted of tax fraud in 2014 has said he will sue the Crown [...]

17 April
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The Law Society has appointed law firm Reed Smith to represent it as it seeks to intervene in a major Court of Appeal battle [...]

17 April
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The outgoing director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has said the uncertainty surrounding its future is "over", as he prepares [...]

13 April
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The view of Trafalgar Square surrounding David Green's office is one he will miss. The departing director of the Serious Fraud [...]

13 April
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Germany's patent office has found that it is not possible to trademark the phrase ‘Black Friday’. [...]

12 April
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Five bankers gamed the financial system in a manner similar to Australian cricketers caught cheating in a recent Test match, [...]

12 April
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The number of UK professionals fined for money laundering fell last year by 20 per cent from a record high in 2015-16. [...]

11 April
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