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SFO's Osofsky keeps confidence of UK's top legal officer despite Unaoil failings

By Martin Coyle
  • 25 Jan 2022 11:18
  • 25 Jan 2022 11:42
Serious Fraud Office head Lisa Osofsky maintains the confidence of the UK government’s top legal officer despite some recent high-profile failings, including the freeing of a former Unaoil executive whose conviction was deemed unsafe last month.

Attorney General Suella Braverman, who raised concerns after the SFO’s conviction of Ziad Akl

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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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