Region: Italy

Shell and Eni acquitted in Nigerian bribery case

A Milan court has acquitted oil companies Shell and Eni of paying millions in bribes to Nigerian officials to secure prospecting rights to a lucrative oil field.

17 March 2021

Exercising right to silence “easier” for individuals after ECJ insider trading ruling

Lawyers across the EU have welcomed a European court ruling that clarifies an individual’s right to silence in regulatory market abuse investigations.

10 February 2021

BT Italy goes on trial in Milan over alleged false accounting

26 January 2021

Italian prosecutors ask to present JPMorgan documents in Shell-Eni corruption case

21 January 2021

Former Nigerian oil minister denies corruption in oilfield sale

03 December 2020

Counsel Watch: Goldman lawyers up in sexual misconduct case

In the latest counsel watch, a UK-based mining company with links to Russia has retained forensic investigators to investigate historic conduct and Goldman Sachs has hired Kaplan Hecker & Fink to help stave off allegations it covered up sexual misconduct.

25 November 2020

Alstom suspends executive amid Italian bribery probe

French engineering company Alstom has suspended an employee as it investigates alleged bribes paid to officials at Milan's transport authority.

11 November 2020

Italian judge greenlights BT fraud trial

11 November 2020

No evidence Eni CEO took part in bribery scheme, says lawyer

15 October 2020

People News: Dutch ex-government investigator moves to compliance consultancy

In the latest people news roundup, a former project leader at a Dutch financial crime agency who took part in investigations into SBM Offshore, ING, and more has moved to a Dutch compliance consultancy and Zurich Insurance Group appoints a new general counsel.

22 September 2020

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