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Comment: Inquiry into Unaoil debacle puts UK fraud chief's future at stake

By Martin Coyle
  • 13 Dec 2021 07:17
  • 15 Dec 2021 06:17
The overturning of a former Unaoil executive’s bribery conviction, the latest setback for the UK's Serious Fraud Office in its case against the Monaco-based oil consultancy, will prompt louder calls for director Lisa Osofsky's head to roll.

It was a big win for the SFO to secure Ziad Akle’s conviction las

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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