The new board – and the appointment of non-executives – has been created after the OFT received new powers in the Enterprise Act, given Royal Assent in November last year.
Wright was recently succeeded at the SFO by her deputy Robert Wardle.
The increased responsibility of the OFT – the consumer watchdog – has also seen the transfer of statutory powers from the director general to the strategic board.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
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