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Former Unaoil exec did not authorise payments to Iraqi official, court hears

By James Thomas

05 March 2020

Former Unaoil exec did not authorise payments to Iraqi official, court hears Monaco, where Unaoil is headquartered (Credit: shutterstock.com/grutfrut)

A former executive at Monaco-based oil consultancy Unaoil has told a London court that he could not have authorised allegedly illicit payments as he did not even have the authority to “approve a box of pencils”.