Jury Discharged In SFO's Landmark Barclays Qatar Fraud Trial

Law360, London (April 8, 2019, 11:01 AM BST) -- The jury hearing the Serious Fraud Office's landmark prosecution of four former Barclays executives accused of fraud over the bank’s emergency cash-raising at the height of the financial crisis was discharged on Monday.

The jury hearing the trial of former Barclays chief executive John Varley, pictured center at an earlier hearing, and three other former execs on fraud charges has been dismissed. (AP) Judge Robert Jay told the jury at Southwark Crown Court that he was required to discharge them from hearing the trial of former Barclays chief executive John Varley and three senior colleagues, who are accused of using sham advisory...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!