Topic: Anti-corruption

French court upholds fine against Alcatel for corruption in Costa Rica

The Court of Cassation agreed with an appellate court’s findings that the corrupt scheme was designed to “dilute the responsibilities” of Alcatel executives and allow them to make illicit payments “under the guise of legality”.

18 June 2021

Former Unaoil executive must return £402,000 over bribery scheme

18 June 2021

Shell-Eni judgment reveals gaffes by the prosecution

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The Italian court that acquitted oil companies Shell and Eni in March of corruption charges tied to a Nigerian oilfield had strong criticisms about prosecutors’ handling of the case, according to a recently published judgment.

17 June 2021

TotalEnergies GC: France’s PNF demanding unreasonable privilege waivers

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The general counsel of Paris-based energy company TotalEnergies said he is seriously concerned that PNF prosecutors are threatening the country’s principle of legal privilege.

17 June 2021

Panama requests trial of nine individuals in Odebrecht-linked case

17 June 2021

ENRC consultant reported Dechert lawyer to SFO in “revenge”

A security consultant for mining company ENRC has admitted in London court to sending a whistleblower report to the SFO in 2012 alleging that a Dechert partner representing the company committed serious professional misconduct.

16 June 2021

Brazil’s MPF creates four new anti-corruption offices

16 June 2021

Mexican authority orders Pemex to hand over Vitol emails amid corruption allegations

16 June 2021

US State Department sanctions ex-Namibian officials embroiled in Fishrot scandal

15 June 2021

Costa Rica launches sweeping corruption investigation into road contracts

15 June 2021

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