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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

The UK's EU Referendum - Deal You In?

Charles Rogers
LChalmers

First Company Convicted Under Section 7 of UK Bribery Act

Lynne Gray

19 February 2016: Sweett Group PLC (“Sweett Group”) were sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25 million [1]  in respect of offences under Section 7 of the UK Bribery Act 2010.   This represents the first conviction of a company under the UK Bribery Act nearly 5 years since it came into force and is the second enforcement of a corporate body for bribery offences by the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”).

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LChalmers

An Innovative Future for Oil and Gas

Ross McKenzie

2015 was certainly a challenging year, during which we all saw widespread cost cutting on capital costs in the oil and gas sector. In 2016 we are inevitably going to see further cuts with, perhaps, a greater focus on operational cost reductions. With the reality of barrel prices levelling out at $50, the role of innovation and technology in the sector is evermore seen as the key for longer term profitability. 

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