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A senior compliance official at Bahrain’s central bank has said that regulators across the globe have “collectively failed” to encourage whistleblowers.
24 November 2021
18 August 2020
A Swiss federal court has rejected an appeal by a former Bahrain oil minister against charges that he laundered US$2 million worth of bribes allegedly paid by US aluminium company Alcoa to secure a long-term contract, according to reports.
10 September 2015
A US court has ruled that a Bahraini company’s corruption claim against British-Canadian businessman Victor Dahdaleh must be decided by ICC arbitration in the UK. By Sebastian Perry and Richard Woolley.
30 April 2014
After facing criticism on Friday from a judge over its handling of the bribery investigation of Victor Dahdaleh, the UK’s Serious Fraud Office has defended its use of law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
24 March 2014
Judge Nicholas Loraine-Smith in London’s Southwark Crown Court today said the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relied on Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to an “extraordinary extent” to help build its bribery case against businessman Victor Dahdaleh.
21 March 2014
A UK judge will decide next week whether Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner Mark MacDougall committed ‘serious misconduct’ in his involvement with the Serious Fraud Office's collapsed Victor Dahdaleh bribery trial, which would allow Dahdaleh to recover legal costs from him and the firm.
14 March 2014
Lawyers acting for businessman Victor Dahdaleh allegedly urged a prosecution witness not to appear in a corruption trial, an English criminal court heard yesterday.
06 November 2013
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