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Hempel settlement suggests US hub for cross-border investigation is “no longer needed”

By James Thomas

11 March 2019

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Danish coatings supplier Hempel’s 220 million Danish kroner settlement with authorities in Denmark and Germany to resolve allegations of bribery across Europe and Asia is a great step towards more non-US-led international investigations, lawyers say.