Region: Africa & Middle East

UK to compensate Nigerian people from Amec Foster Wheeler DPA funds

The UK has reached an agreement with the Nigerian government to return £210,000 that the Serious Fraud Office obtained in a recent corruption settlement with oilfield services company Amec Foster Wheeler.

21 February 2022

Standard Chartered reports flurry of internal bribery probes

In-house investigators at UK lender Standard Chartered launched on average at least one internal bribery probe per week in 2021.

17 February 2022

NGO criticises Fishrot-linked Icelandic investigation into journalists

17 February 2022

Ericsson reveals “corruption-related misconduct” in Iraq

The Swedish telecoms company disclosed the results of a 2019 internal investigation into its business practices in Iraq ahead of planned media coverage on the subject.

16 February 2022

Algerian court convicts Saipem for corruption

16 February 2022

Brazilian miner’s bribery case against Steinmetz collapses

Steinmetz’s lawyer questioned Vale’s motive for suddenly ending the lawsuit after apparently realising its fraud claim had run out of time.

15 February 2022

Clifford Chance lawyer defends due diligence on Steinmetz deal

A US-based Clifford Chance partner said his firm relied on “substantial” on-the-ground research when it advised a client on whether a mining deal could be tainted by corruption.

08 February 2022

Foster Wheeler statement of facts details uncovered corruption schemes

Swiss engineering company Foster Wheeler chose not to alert law enforcement agencies despite three separate internal investigations uncovering suspected bribery in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia.

07 February 2022

UK court orders release of Wood Group bribery case details

04 February 2022

Nigeria's financial crime agency recovered $750 million in 2021

04 February 2022

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