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Soma fails to end SFO bribery investigation despite claims of “unusually high” cooperation

By Rahul Rose

22 August 2016

Soma fails to end SFO bribery investigation despite claims of “unusually high” cooperation istock.com/Christopher Ames

A UK court has rejected a judicial review application by Soma Oil & Gas to shut down an SFO corruption investigation, despite the company claiming it faces possible financial ruin and has been fully cooperative with authorities.