Region: Guinea

BSGR settles with Guinea in mineral deposit dispute

25 February 2019

BSG Resources enters administration

07 March 2018

SFO opens investigation into Rio Tinto conduct in the Republic of Guinea

Eight months after Rio Tinto notified US, UK and Australian authorities of emails from 2011 referring to a multimillion-dollar consultancy fee, the SFO has opened an investigation into allegations of corruption by the company, its employees and others.

24 July 2017

Rio Tinto chairman clarifies self-report to shareholders

13 April 2017

Rio Tinto appoints new head of legal following consultant payment investigation

03 March 2017

Steinmetz adds former Israeli AG to defence team

26 January 2017

Challenge fails and witnesses arrested in Guinea bribery case

A group of mining companies linked to Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz has failed to unseat all three members of an ICSID tribunal hearing its US$5 billion claim against Guinea over mining rights – while a multi-jurisdictional criminal investigation has led to the arrest of Steinmetz and others who have appeared as witnesses in the case. By Tom Jones

06 January 2017

Guinea's ex-mining minister charged in US corruption case

14 December 2016

Rio Tinto exec to take legal action following termination

17 November 2016

Rio Tinto under pressure over email timeline

Quinn Emanuel lawyers carrying out an internal investigation for Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto uncovered emails between senior management discussing the payment of a questionable US$10.5 million fee more than a year ago.

16 November 2016

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