Are you in compliance?

Don't miss out! Sign up today for our weekly newsletters and stay abreast of important GRC-related information and news.


Status message

Start your free, no obligation 5-day trial to continue exploring with full access.

Combatting fraud is ‘serious business’ at the SFO

DeAnn Orie | January 24, 2017

Hannah von Dadelszen, joint head of fraud for the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), spoke recently at the Fighting Fraud and Eliminating Error Conference, offering some insight into how the SFO determines which fraud cases to investigate and what steps to take to begin an investigation.

Today, noted von Dadelszen, cases are considered under the SFO statement of principle and specifically under the following factors:

  • whether the apparent criminality undermines U.K. PLC commercial or financial interests in general and in the City of London in particular,
  • whether the actual or potential financial loss involved is high,
  • whether actual or potential economic harm is significant,
  • whether there is a significant public interest element, and
  • whether there is new species of fraud

Read this single article for $49, or click the subscribe button below to review subscription options.

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of articles, browse five years of digital magazines, qualify for reduced admission to events, and more.