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SFO

abbreviation for
(Banking & Finance) Serious Fraud Office: the department of the British government which investigates cases of serious financial fraud
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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has closed its investigation into the 2011 takeover of UK company Autonomy by Hewlett-Packard (HP), the BBC reported on Monday.
"Tesco has been notified by the Financial Conduct Authority that, in light of the SFO investigation, its investigation will be discontinued."
The UK-headquartered company, which has operations in Barnard Castle, County Durham, said it has been informed by the SFO that it has opened a formal criminal investigation into the Group's commercial practices.
A day after the SFO abandoned the prosecution of British-Canadian businessman Victor Dahdaleh, a prominent Labour Party donor, the agency said it would look into what went wrong with that trial.
With Rating Outlook Stable, the rating reflects the monopolistic and essential nature of the fueling operation to San Francisco International Airport (SFO, rated A+/Stable), but also incorporates the narrow scope of the associated revenue stream despite carrier diversity.
The UK proceeds of 'Crime Act, 2002' were amended recently to confer new anti-corruption powers on the SFO.
A spokesman for BAT said it had been conducting its own investigation into the claims since they emerged with the help of an external legal firm and had been liaising with the SFO during this time.
The SFO added in a statement that former CEO John Varley was one of those who would face court following a five-year investigation.
A subcommittee of Petrofac's board has been created for engaging with the SFO. In addition, a senior external specialist will be brought in to review the company's compliance procedures and oversee the response to the investigation.
She had past history of iron deficient anemia due to duodenum ulcer, which has been treated by 80 mg/week of intravenous SFO administration for approximately 2 years as she could not take oral iron supplements because of the gastrointestinal side effect, whereas she had no history of steroid administration, diabetes, malignant disease, and customary drinking.
In a statement Airbus said: "Airbus Group has been informed by the SFO that it has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption in the civil aviation business of Airbus Group relating to irregularities concerning third party consultants.