Topic: Bribery

French judge: “many flaws” in Japanese investigation into Olympics bribery

01 February 2021

Dutch court: Foreign in-house counsel working abroad covered by privilege

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A court in Rotterdam has partially overturned a decision that prevented in-house lawyers working for Dutch-British oil company Shell from claiming legal professional privilege in a local investigation into alleged bribery in Nigeria.

29 January 2021

Norwegian prosecutors probe alleged corruption at world biathlon body

Norway’s anti-corruption agency has opened an investigation into the ex-president of the global sporting body for biathlons on suspicion of “aggravated corruption”.

28 January 2021

Counsel Watch: Boeing, ING’s former CEO and more

In the latest counsel watch, the firms that ushered Boeing to a settlement linked to its 737 Max aeroplane and the lawyers representing ING’s ex-CEO in a Dutch money laundering case.

28 January 2021

Ex-PDVSA official pleads guilty in Sargeant Marine case

A former PDVSA official has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge in connection with a US investigation into corruption at three of Latin America’s biggest state-owned oil companies.

27 January 2021

Romania charges former prime minister with bribery

27 January 2021

UK MPs urge government to intervene in SBM Offshore whistleblower case

26 January 2021

Steinmetz corruption conviction a “milestone” for Geneva prosecutors

The recent bribery conviction of mining magnate Beny Steinmetz is a great success for Geneva’s Public Prosecutor’s Office and shows that foreign corruption stemming from the canton will be met with harsh penalties, local lawyers say.

25 January 2021

Hong Kong anti-corruption agency charges construction executive

25 January 2021

Steinmetz sentenced to five years in prison for corruption in Guinea

A Geneva court has found mining magnate Beny Steinmetz guilty of bribing a public official in Guinea to secure a lucrative iron-ore mining licence.

22 January 2021

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