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SFO investigating £120m Axiom fund and founder

Professional Adviser | 01 Sep 2014 | 13:26 | Regulation

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is investigating the suspended £120m Axiom Legal Financing fund and its founder Tim Schools, Professional Adviser understands.

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