Region: Netherlands

Swiss Supreme court approves Netherlands UBS data request

14 September 2016

SBM in limbo as Brazil MPF rejects US$340 million settlement

A review board at Brazil's federal prosecution service has refused to approve SBM Offshore’s ground-breaking leniency agreement to resolve Petrobras bribery allegations.

02 September 2016

Top SWIFT officials allegedly knew about security failings for years

18 August 2016

New Romania dispute has echoes of ‘Rompetrol’

Kazakhstan’s state-owned oil and gas company has filed a notice of dispute on Romania after it froze a local subsidiary’s assets in a corruption probe, raising the prospect of a sequel to Rompetrol’s eight-year-long ICSID arbitration claim against the state.

01 August 2016

IBA Paris: French DPAs will speed up corruption investigations

A French prosecutor has welcomed a bill that would introduce a DPA-style settlement tool in France, a day after the lower house of the French parliament voted to approve it.

16 June 2016

Oil and gas company discloses internal FCPA investigation

14 June 2016

Dutch prosecutors scrap charges to avoid calling witnesses abroad

Charges suggesting a foreign banker was aware of fees paid to a middleman in derivatives deals with Dutch housing corporation Vestia were abandoned to avoid delaying a trial.

13 June 2016

The Netherlands public prosecutor’s office (OM)

Featured in The Due Process Guide 2016

They’re “better than most” and, generally, respect the system and the rights and duties that come with it. Lawyers criticise that authorities inevitably seize privileged information during dawn raids while remaining secretive about the reasons for the raid.

02 June 2016

Fokker DPA expired during DC appeals court battle

Fokker complied with the terms of its 18-month DPA with the US, even while the validity of the settlement was uncertain and the company was appealing against a judge’s decision to reject the agreement.

06 May 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

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