Financial Crime Financial Crime

Sacked UK SFO prosecutor won't face action by regulatory body

By Martin Coyle
  • 20 Feb 2020 05:33
  • 20 Feb 2020 05:33

A former prosecutor fired by the UK's Serious Fraud Office for gross misconduct won't face any action by the country's Solicitors Regulation Authority, a body governing lawyers, MLex has learned.

Tom Martin, a registered solicitor, was sacked by the SFO in December 2018 over allegations that he swore at a US

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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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