Topic: Bribery

Steinmetz bribery trial to begin in Switzerland

Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz will face charges that he paid bribes to secure mining rights in Guinea’s Simandou region in the first international corruption case brought to trial by the Geneva public prosecutor’s office.

07 January 2021

Panama to launch legal proceedings over Odebrecht's failure to pay corruption fine

06 January 2021

Australian Federal Police looking into ex-Leighton Holdings COO

05 January 2021

ICYMI: Developments over the holiday season

A Happy New Year from all of us at GIR! A round-up of news developments from the past three weeks, including a $10 million fine for Ticketmaster in the US for corporate espionage offences and the end of Société Générale’s landmark bribery DPA in France.

04 January 2021

GIR’s top stories of 2020

A collection of GIR’s most-read stories as well as the editorial team’s favourite news articles, interviews, and features from 2020.

18 December 2020

SEC approves long-debated disclosure rule on foreign government payments

The SEC’s commissioners voted to introduce a watered-down rule for oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments they make to foreign governments.

16 December 2020

Congress approves awards for foreign corruption whistleblowers

US Congress has voted to introduce a whistleblower programme aimed at combatting foreign government corruption.

15 December 2020

GIR Interactive: Mexico investigating Vitol following US settlement

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Mexico

Mexico is investigating Swiss commodities trading company Vitol over alleged bribery, according to the country’s top anti-corruption prosecutor.

10 December 2020

Philips resolves Brazilian medical device bribery probe

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Dutch multinational Philips has agreed to pay $11.6 million to resolve a bribery investigation related to the inflation of the costs of medical device contracts.

10 December 2020

Operation Car Wash granted further extensions

08 December 2020

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