Midweek Roundup: Future of UK Serious Fraud Office in Doubt, US Attorneys Foresee Fewer White-collar Cases, and More

An ongoing U.K. government audit of national anti-financial crime agencies could lead to the Serious Fraud Office being merged with other authorities or scrapped altogether, sources told the Financial Times. More The U.S. Justice Department probably will pursue fewer cases against suspected white-collar criminals under President Donald Trump, defense attorneys told the Financial Times. More New York federal prosecutors probably will continue cracking down on political corruption, cybercrime and securities fraud following the recent departure of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, senior lawyers told Reuters. More Canada's Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre is scrutinizing the social media profiles of individuals...