Region: Guinea

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

Rio Tinto counsel steps down following Guinea investigation

09 November 2016

Guinea to help US investigation of Gabon hedge fund fixer

19 August 2016

Arrested Gabon bribery suspect linked to Och-Ziff

17 August 2016

Judge blocks use of documents in LCIA mining fraud case

A Guernsey company accused of obtaining mining rights in Guinea through bribery has been refused permission to use confidential documents produced in a lawsuit against it as evidence in a related LCIA arbitration.

26 April 2016

Rio Tinto RICO suit dismissed

US District Judge Richard Berman at the Southern District of New York dismissed Rio Tinto’s racketeering lawsuit against mining companies Vale and BSGR on 20 November.

23 November 2015

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