Kapri v Lord Advocate (representing the Government of the Republic of Albania) – WLR Daily

Kapri v Lord Advocate (representing the Government of the Republic of Albania) [2013] UKSC 48; [2013] WLR (D) 281

“An arrested person who resisted extradition on the basis that there was systemic corruption in the judicial system in the requesting country did not necessarily have to point to particular facts or circumstances affecting his case since such corruption affected everyone who was subjected to it and it was impossible to say that any individual who was returned to such a system would receive the right to a fair trial within article 6 of the Convention.”

WLR Daily, 10th July 2013

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Cardiff Three police corruption case collapsed ‘due to disclosure failures’ – The Guardian

“Prosecutors and police were overwhelmed by more than 1 million pages of evidence during the trial of eight former South Wales police officers that eventually collapsed, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.”

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The Guardian, 16th July 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Dave McLuckie jailed for dodging speeding points – BBC News

“A former police authority boss who persuaded a friend to accept his
speeding points to protect his career has been jailed for eight months.”

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BBC News, 12th July 2013

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

The mechanics of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in the UK – Speech by Oliver Heald QC MP

“Speech to the C5 7th Advanced Forum on Anti Corruption on the role of prosecutors and the court.”

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Attorney-Geberal’s Office, 28th June 2013

Source: www.gov.uk/ago

Sun faces first civil claim as model sues over ‘police bribes’ – The Guardian

Posted May 28th, 2013 in corruption, damages, media, news, police, privacy by sally

“A model is suing the Sun and Scotland Yard in the first civil claim linked to alleged corrupt payments to police officers and public officials.”

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The Guardian, 27th May 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Former judge to examine role of police corruption in murder investigation – The Guardian

Posted May 10th, 2013 in corruption, inquiries, judges, media, murder, news, police, private investigators by sally

“The home secretary has ordered a review by a former senior judge into the role police corruption had in shielding the murderers of a private detective found with an axe embedded in his head.”

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The Guardian, 10th May 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Civil recovery still an option in cases of complex fraud or bribery, SFO confirms – OUT-LAW.com

Posted April 24th, 2013 in assets recovery, bribery, corruption, fraud, news by sally

“The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) remains open to pursuing civil recovery where appropriate in cases of serious or complex fraud, including bribery and corruption offences, it has confirmed.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 23rd April 2013

Source: www.out-law.com

Bungs in Football – The Legal Goalposts for Clubs, Managers and Agents – 11 KBW

Posted February 27th, 2013 in bribery, corruption, news, sport by sally

“On Tuesday 19 September 2006, BBC’s Panorama made a number of allegations about corruption in football. The most serious allegations concern the alleged widespread bribery of football club directors, managers and scouts by agents seeking to place the players for whom they act.”

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11 KBW, 19th February 2013

Source: www.11kbw.com

Briton who took on Sergei Magnitsky network faces libel case in UK – The Independent

Posted January 25th, 2013 in corruption, defamation, news by tracey

“A former Moscow police officer is suing a British businessman who exposed how a network of corrupt officials and shadowy criminal underworld figures were behind the largest tax fraud in Russian history. Lieutenant Colonel Pavel Karpov has launched libel and defamation proceedings in the High Court against William Browder, a millionaire hedge-fund magnate who has campaigned against corruption within the Russian government after his lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was tortured and died in police custody.”

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The Independent, 24th January 2013

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Hacking: corrupt Yard officer found guilty of trying to sell information to NotW – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 11th, 2013 in corruption, media, misfeasance in public office, news, police by tracey

“A senior Scotland Yard counter-terrorism officer has been convicted of misconduct after she offered to sell information about the phone-hacking investigation to the News of the World.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th January 2013

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Police conduct undermining service’s reputation, says watchdog – The Guardian

Posted December 19th, 2012 in corruption, internet, media, news, police, professional conduct, reports by sally

“Police officers have been warned that the ‘very legitimacy’ of the service risks being undermined unless more is done to take issues of integrity more seriously, a watchdog says.”

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The Guardian, 19th December 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Charging announcement in relation to Operation Elveden – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted November 20th, 2012 in conspiracy, corruption, media, misfeasance in public office, news, police, prosecutions by sally

“Alison Levitt, QC, Principal Legal Advisor to the Director of Public Prosecutions, oversees CPS decision making and all potential prosecutions in relation to the ongoing phone hacking investigations and other related matters.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 20th November 2012

Source: www.blog.cps.gov.uk

Operation Elveden: CPS to decide whether to bring charges – The Guardian

Posted November 20th, 2012 in corruption, media, news, police by sally

“Prosecutors will announce on Tuesday if they believe they have enough evidence to bring criminal charges following a police investigation into alleged illegal payments by journalists to public officials.”

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The Guardian, 19th November 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hooper: call police over ‘corrupt’ referral fees – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted November 15th, 2012 in corruption, fees, law firms, news by sally

“A former Court of Appeal judge earlier this week called for lawyers who pay or receive ‘corrupt’ referral fees to be reported to the police. Lord Justice Hooper told the bar conference that the growth of referral fees, which ‘corruptly’ influence the choice of trial advocate, is the most pernicious consequence of the government’s ‘savage’ legal aid cuts.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 15th November 2012

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Solicitor General: Keynote speech to World Bribery and Corruption Compliance Forum – Attorney General’s Office

Posted October 24th, 2012 in bribery, corruption, news, prosecutions by sally

Solicitor General: Keynote speech to World Bribery and Corruption Compliance Forum

Attorney General’s Office, 23rd October 2012

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

TNK-BP whistleblower wins case – The Guardian

Posted October 17th, 2012 in corruption, disclosure, injunctions, news, whistleblowers by tracey

“Oil firm loses attempt to extend gagging order preventing former logistics head disclosing documents alleging corruption.”

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The Guardian, 16th October 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Former military chiefs generals could be banned from access in wake of ‘generals for hire’ allegations – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 15th, 2012 in armed forces, corruption, inquiries, lobbying, news by tracey

“Former generals and military chiefs could be banned from contacting ministers and defence officials in the wake of an alleged access for hire scandal.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th October 2012

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Court of Appeal ruling in ‘whistleblowing’ case – Law Society’s Gazette

“Members of limited liability partnerships are not ‘workers’ under employment legislation, the Court of Appeal ruled this week dismissing a whistleblowing claim made against City firm Clyde & Co.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 28th September 2012

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Police figures show corruption cases against 49 Met officers – The Guardian

“Forty-nine Metropolitan police officers were suspended for corruption over a three-year period, with figures showing 15 cases were proven, 18 unproven and 16 ongoing.”

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The Guardian, 29th September 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Abramovich wins biggest private court case in history – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 31st, 2012 in corruption, evidence, news, witnesses by tracey

“Roman Abramovich has won his $6.5bn legal battle with his former mentor and business partner, in the biggest private court case in British legal history.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st August 2012

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk