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SFO Director David Green’s term extended for two more years

Bruce Carton | February 12, 2016
David Green, Director of the UK's Serious Fraud Office, has had his contract extended by two years, through April 2018. Jeremy Wright QC MP, Attorney General for England and Wales, announced the extension earlier this week, crediting Green with leading a change in the SFO's approach to prosecuting cases and delivering the first UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement and the first convictions under the Bribery Act 2010.
 
Green joined the SFO in April 2012, following the four-year term of Richard Alderman. At that time, the future of the SFO was in jeopardy, with some speculating that the SFO would be merged into another law enforcement entity. Green said he would not have taken the job if head believed that, and that the "SFO … is and...
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