Analysis

The Biggest UK Corporate Crime Cases Of 2019

Law360, London (December 20, 2019, 6:36 PM GMT) -- The past year saw long-running Serious Fraud Office investigations conclude with mixed results for the white-collar crime agency, while a ruling by the U.K.'s top appeals court reinforced the duty banks owe to corporate clients to help protect against fraud.

Here, Law360 takes a look back at some of the biggest corporate crime cases in the U.K. courts in 2019.

Ex-Barclays CEO Acquitted in Blockbuster Fraud Case

John Varley, the former chief executive of Barclays, was acquitted of fraud charges in June at an appellate hearing after a high-profile trial over payments the British bank made to Qatar during an emergency...

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