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The Serious Fraud Office has launched a formal investigation into bribery, corruption and money-laundering concerns at defence company Chemring.

The SFO said the investigation relates to the use of “middlemen” by Chemring, and that the company voluntarily reported the concerns to it.

Use of intermediaries has become a focus for the SFO recently. It secured a record £671m settlement from Rolls-Royce last year over its use of middlemen to win contracts.

New details about bribery and corruption at Rolls-Royce that resulted in a record £671m fine have emerged after US court documents were unsealed.

Pope Francis has instructed a Vatican commission to draft a new doctrine for excommunicating Catholics convicted of corruption or mafia-related crimes.

Airbus has set up a heavyweight panel of compliance to examine its business practices as the pan-European plane-maker comes under scrutiny from British and French anti-corruption and fraud investigators.

The family-owned US construction giant Bechtel has been linked to a middleman named in British courts as involved in corruption in Abu Dhabi.