06 November 2015
The Swiss oil driller updated an Aug. 6 regulatory filing that said the agent had entered an unspecified plea in connection with the award of a contract to a competitor.
28 July 2015
Houston-based oil services provider Cameron International Corp. says its main customer in Brazil, which it did not name, has slashed capital investment and spending. State-owned oil company Petrobras last month said it would reduce its spending by 37 percent over five years.
18 May 2015
Former Shell Oil Company employee Robert Writt, who was named in connection with a Nigerian bribery scheme in an internal Shell investigative report, can't pursue a defamation claim because the company shared the information with the Department of Justice in anticipation of a potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act criminal prosecution, the court ruled.
07 November 2014
Shell Oil Company, a U.S. subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, seemed to make headway in oral arguments Thursday that a Texas Court of Appeals ruling could undermine federal FCPA enforcement policy.
18 August 2014
The Fuchs Family Trust says the Houston-based oil services company rebuffed its demand to learn the names of two executives and an outside U.S. legal counsel who funneled bribes to Nigerian officials in 2004.
08 July 2014
On July 3, 2014, only a week before trial was scheduled to begin, a former Noble Corp. (Noble) CEO Mark Jackson and the former Nigeria country manager, James Ruehlen, agreed to settle the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) pending enforcement action for violations of various provisions of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). These settlements represent some of the last pending enforcement actions arising from the US government’s enforcement efforts against Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd. (Panalpina) and certain of its customers relating to payments made through customs brokers to government officials in Nigeria and other countries to secure temporary importation permits and extensions necessary to allow their drilling rigs and other equipment to operate in Nigeria.
13 June 2014
The advice Nigerian lawyer Jo Onodugo gave to defendants is a critical component of the case.
10 January 2014
With its chief expected to depart for a law firm job soon, the Justice Department's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit is facing something of a brain drain. Here's who's leaving - or has left - and where they've gone.
06 December 2013
The company has completed its three-year deferred prosecution agreement.
03 December 2013
Prosecutors say the oil services companies have completed the requirements of deferred prosecution agreements that settled foreign bribery allegations against customers of the Swiss logistics and shipping giant.
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