Region: Monaco

UK quashes conviction of former Unaoil executive

The Attorney General’s Office has commissioned an independent review of failings at the SFO after a UK appeals court threw out the foreign bribery conviction of a former Unaoil executive.

10 December 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers who helped Rolls-Royce close out a Brazilian bribery probe

Lawyers in London and Brasília have helped Rolls-Royce resolve the final Brazilian strand of a long-running corruption case and Morrison & Foerster has steered a Chinese electronics company to a settlement over claims it sold millions of defective dehumidifiers.

04 November 2021

Monaco prosecutor interviews ex-SBM Offshore lawyer after extradition ordeal

Former SBM Offshore lawyer Jonathan Taylor voluntarily travelled to Monaco on Monday to speak with a public prosecutor, months after he successfully avoided extradition to the principality.

13 October 2021

SBM Offshore informant summoned to Monaco

Jonathan Taylor hopes that his questioning by a Monaco judge as part of a corruption investigation will bring years of pursuit by the principality’s authorities to an end.

21 September 2021

SBM Offshore whistleblower says he’s returning home after extradition victory

A former lawyer at SBM Offshore who helped expose widespread bribery by the Dutch oil company says he will return home to the UK from Croatia, after winning an extradition battle.

08 July 2021

Croatian Supreme Court upholds Jonathan Taylor’s extradition to Monaco

The former SBM Offshore lawyer intends to ask Croatia’s justice minister to block the decision in an extradition battle that has been running for almost a year.

18 May 2021

Ex-SBM Offshore lawyer: “no choice” but to reveal widespread corruption

Jonathan Taylor says he doesn’t regret his role in exposing alleged worldwide bribery by the Netherlands-based oil services company despite it leading to his almost year-long detention in Croatia.

07 May 2021

SBM Offshore whistleblower claims “brutal hospitalisation” in Croatia

“Where I was looking for help, I got one of the worst twelve-hour experiences of my life,” Jonathan Taylor said.

21 April 2021

NGOs call on Monaco to drop extradition request for ex-SBM Offshore lawyer

09 April 2021

SBM Offshore whistleblower takes extradition case to Croatian Supreme Court for third time

15 March 2021

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