Region: Israel

Netanyahu questioned for second time in corruption probe

06 January 2017

BSGR threatens Rio Tinto with UK lawsuit over Guinea mining assets

BSG Resources plans to sue competitor Rio Tinto in London’s High Court, claiming that the Anglo-Australian mining company played a central role in causing it to lose lucrative mining concessions in the Simandou region in Guinea in 2014.

12 December 2016

Israeli billionaire under investigation by SFO over ENRC mining deals

06 December 2016

Corruption allegations dog ThyssenKrupp in Israel

28 November 2016

Counsel Watch

GIR lists the lawyers and law firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel to BSI, which recently had its banking status withdrawn in Singapore, and counsel to Akamai Technologies and Nortek in the Justice Department’s recent declinations.

14 June 2016

Siemens enters into US$43 million Israel NPA

Tel Aviv-based firm Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal has helped German engineering company Siemens secure a non-prosecution agreement with Israeli authorities over historic bribery allegations tied to the largest-ever FCPA fine.

04 May 2016

Siemens agrees deal with Israel over alleged bribery

03 May 2016

Israeli prosecutors indict former minister for accepting bribes

Israel’s former defence minister Binyamin Fuad Ben-Eliezer has been indicted by prosecutors in the country for bribery, fraud and money-laundering.

04 December 2015

Former IEC execs in the spotlight over Siemens tenders

Tel Aviv District Attorney’s office says it may indict five former executives and one current manager of Israel Electric Corporation (IEC), for allegedly accepting bribes from German engineering company Siemens to rig tenders for power station turbines between 1999 and 2001, according to reports.

12 October 2015

Morgan Lewis boosts white-collar practice with former Teva lawyer

Former Teva Pharmaceutical lawyer John Pease has joined Morgan Lewis & Bockius in the firm’s white-collar and government investigation practice in Philadelphia.

11 September 2015

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