Will new SFO head Nick Ephgrave be able to reverse the organisation’s fortunes and damaged reputation? Martin Kenney and Tony McClements analyse the challenges facing the new head of the Serious Fraud Organisation in the UK.
The contrast between the Serious Fraud Office’s cases and the prosecution of “Crypto King” Sam Bankman-Fried highlights the stark differences between the UK and the US when it comes to prosecutorial expediency.
Martin Kenney and Tony McClements reflect on the appointment of a new Director to the Serious Fraud Office in London.
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office needs a current or former senior law enforcement officer installed as its head, says Tony McClements.
The head of our investigations unit, Tony McClements, believes that a merger between the Serious Fraud Office (UK) and the National Crime Agency (NCA) would not only secure the SFO’s remit for the future, but provide its team with the additional resources and expertise that it currently lacks.
The credibility of the SFO as an organisation is called into question now: such is the damage it has inflicted upon itself, it may be that the organisation itself – and not just its head – is also under threat.
Should we praise Lisa Osofsky’s decision to pull no-hoper cases from the Serious Fraud Office’s case files … or not?
Can the Serious Fraud Office really use ‘participating informants’ to prosecute bribery? 💰💰💰