Region: Ghana

Short-seller accuses Piedmont Lithium, UK mining company of Ghanaian bribery

A short-seller accuses US lithium manufacturer Piedmont Lithium of performing lacklustre due diligence and leaving itself open to FCPA scrutiny when it invested in a UK mining company.

09 March 2023

FCA fines Ghana International Bank over anti-money laundering failures

23 June 2022

Ghanaian pressure group demand Airbus-linked corruption probe into former president

06 September 2021

Ghana’s anti-corruption prosecutor resigns over alleged political interference

18 November 2020

Ghanaian politician to file complaint against prosecutor over Airbus bribery case

20 May 2020

Ghanaian minister resigns amid claims he bribed journalist to “kill” Chinese mining company story

30 April 2019

France investigates TechnipFMC over corruption allegations in Brazil and Africa

13 February 2019

Bank CEO broke money-laundering rules to avoid offending king of Ghana

11 October 2017

Canadian gold company probed by DoJ and SEC over possible bribery in West Africa

Canadian gold-mining company Kinross Gold said on 2 October that it is being investigated by the US Department of Justice and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for allegedly paying bribes to government officials in Ghana and Mauritania.

05 October 2015

Ghana imposes FCPA and UKBA compliance requirements on oil companies

Companies looking to enter the oil industry in Ghana will be asked to sign a contract saying that they are compliant with both the FCPA and UKBA, as the country’s government begins to answer calls by pressure groups to strengthen its anti-corruption regime.

24 July 2014

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