Region: Italy

Deutsche Bank hit with another investigation

06 May 2016

Italian arbitrator accused of corruption

A US insurer has accused its former business partner of bribing an Italian arbitrator to influence the outcome of a €2.8 billion dispute – on the basis of conversations secretly recorded by an Israeli intelligence firm.

19 April 2016

Italian arbitrator allegedly accepted bribes in insurance dispute

15 April 2016

Court finds former Finmeccanica head guilty

11 April 2016

Eni-Shell Nigeria JV under scrutiny across Europe

Italian prosecutors are investigating Shell over alleged corruption in the $1.3 billion acquisition of a Nigerian oil field licence, as NGOs urge the UK to look into the matter.

01 April 2016

Italy probes tax evasion linked to HSBC

24 March 2016

GIR Live DC: Weissmann speech and Q&A

At GIR Live DC on 9 February, US Department of Justice fraud section chief Andrew Weissmann discussed how the department will factor in compliance, how it intends to reward those that self-report, and how it aims to increase transparency around resolutions and declinations.

16 February 2016

Norwegian oil companies dragged into Petrobras corruption probe

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An increasing number of Norwegian oil services companies are becoming caught up in the corruption case involving Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras, as Brazilian authorities turn their attention to foreign businesses involved in the scandal.

04 January 2016

Nigerian investigation into oil bribery scandal hindered by European authorities

The former head of Nigeria’s anti-corruption commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, says a 2004-2007 investigation of five companies was frustrated by a lack of assistance from French, Italian and German authorities.

07 December 2015

New South Korean anti-corruption unit investigating bribery allegations linked to AgustaWestland

A new South Korean anti-corruption taskforce, set up to tackle bribery in the defence sector, has interviewed a high-ranking military official as part of an investigation into alleged corruption on a contract to buy helicopters from Anglo-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland.

25 November 2015

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