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Curran Quoted in Compliance Week on UK Serious Fraud

July 25, 2022

White Collar Defense & Investigations partner Sean Curran was quoted the recent Compliance Week article, “SFO accepts ‘sobering’ results of Unaoil, Serco case reviews.” The article discusses an independent review of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office after an appeals court rebuked the SFO and reversed the conviction of an executive at Unaoil in December. The review, conducted by Sir David Calvert-Smith, a former director of public prosecutions and High Court judge, revealed many “fundamental” failures within SFO.

Curran commented on the case review, saying that the SFO will now face considerable pressure to demonstrate better conduct and achieve results.

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