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UK's SFO wins extra scope for appeal over former case controller's 'unfair' sacking

By Martin Coyle
  • 19 May 2022 17:08
  • 19 May 2022 17:08
The UK's fraud prosecutor today won increased scope in an appeal against a ruling that it unfairly sacked a case controller who worked on some of its biggest investigations, including its Unaoil probe.

In a brief hearing at the High Court in London, Judge John Keith ruled that the Serious Fraud

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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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