Burford Capital , the litigation funder embroiled in a stand-off with short-seller Muddy Waters, on Thursday confirmed plans for a dual U.S. listing as it replaced its finance chief over investor concerns about her marriage to the CEO.
LONDON Barclays , JP Morgan , RBS , UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test of U.S.-style class actions in Britain. | Video
* Banks have previously paid out $11bn in fines for FX
LONDON The former partner in Iraq for Unaoil, a Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy, has pleaded guilty to five counts of bribery in the first conviction in a three-year criminal investigation by Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
LONDON Three former employees of Sarclad, a British technology business that supplies the metals industry, were acquitted of bribery charges on Tuesday, although the company had accepted it failed to prevent corrupt payments over an eight-year period.
LONDON A former Deutsche Bank managing director, who was extradited from Italy to face criminal charges that he helped to manipulate global Euribor interest rates, has been cleared by a London jury.
LONDON Deloitte and a senior partner have been fined and severely reprimanded for misconduct over the audit of Serco Geografix (SGL), an outsourcer that on Thursday formally settled a six-year criminal investigation into fraud and false accounting.
LONDON A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound fine that looks to draw a line under a long-running scandal over how it billed for electronic tagging contracts.
LONDON A London judge on Thursday sentenced both a former UBS compliance officer and her day-trader friend to three years in jail after they were convicted by a jury of insider dealing, saying she hoped to deter others from such market abuse.