Sanctions: Notable caseMabey & Johnson Ltd (2011)
First successful prosecution by the SFO of a company (M&J Ltd) involved in overseas corruption and breaches of sanctions relating to the Iraq ‘Oil for Food ‘ programme. This was one of the first cases of its type in which the parties formulated a plea agreement involving suggested levels of fine and reparation and in which the company agreed to monitoring requirements.
Elmaghraby and El Gazaerly v Council (2011)
Former Egyptian minister and his wife take the EU Council to court over asset freeze.