Region: Kazakhstan

Belgian politician becomes suspect in settlement law corruption case

Belgian prosecutors have named the former president of the Belgian senate as a suspect in an investigation into how a white-collar crime settlement tool was rushed through parliament, allowing three major stakeholders in mining company ENRC to avoid prison.

06 November 2015

Whistleblower accuses Compass execs of fraud over dismissal

A whistleblower suing his former employer Compass Group for unfair dismissal after reporting corruption allegations internally has launched a private prosecution against three company executives, who he has accused of fraud.

04 November 2015

Insufficient SFO funding exposed by Compass bribery case, watchdogs claim

UK investigators were too slow to look into a whistleblower’s claims of bribery at catering company Compass Group, according to anti-corruption campaigners.

30 June 2015

Compass bribed Kazakhstani officials, says UK newspaper

UK catering company Compass Group appears to have made facilitation payments to Kazakhstani government officials, UK newspaper the Guardian reports on the basis of internal company documents it has reviewed.

22 June 2015

UK court uses rare “iniquity exception” to obtain privileged documents

UK lawyers say a High Court judgment requiring Kazakh businessman Mukhtar Ablyazov to disclose privileged documents held by three UK law firms will be difficult to enforce.

13 August 2014

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