Region: Angola

French Technip settlement reveals details of African foreign bribery investigation

Settlement documents recently published by French prosecutors make clear that gas and oil companies TechnipFMC and Technip Energies have resolved all outstanding allegations of bribery in Africa.

11 July 2023

Counsel Watch: Chinese businessman hires London lawyers to fight US extradition

In the latest counsel watch, the chief executive of a Chinese real estate company has lawyered up to battle extradition to the US, and more firms have helped banks reach settlements over their employees’ use of personal messaging apps.

30 May 2023

Oilfield service provider resolves Angolan bribery allegations

Frank’s International has agreed to pay almost $8 million to the SEC for working with a sales agent who obtained contracts by bribing an official with Angola’s state oil company.

26 April 2023

SFO strengthens ties with Angolan counterparts

11 May 2022

Monaco prosecutor interviews ex-SBM Offshore lawyer after extradition ordeal

Former SBM Offshore lawyer Jonathan Taylor voluntarily travelled to Monaco on Monday to speak with a public prosecutor, months after he successfully avoided extradition to the principality.

13 October 2021

Spanish court rejects extradition of Angolan official in Odebrecht corruption case

03 August 2021

Angola and Switzerland sign asset recovery agreement

21 July 2021

Switzerland unfreezes Angolan businessman’s assets in money laundering case

23 March 2021

Angola asks Dutch court to seize dos Santos-linked assets

08 February 2021

Plea deal shows how SBM Offshore ex-CEO dodged prison in Switzerland

Featured in Investigator’s Guide to Switzerland

The former CEO of Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore admitted to overseeing close to $7 million in bribes paid to Angolan public officials during his time in charge and agreed to provide evidence against co-defendants.

10 November 2020

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