Region: Netherlands

Glencore pays more than $1 billion in four-agency resolution

The Swiss commodities trader admitted paying bribes throughout Africa and South America in resolutions with four agencies in the US, UK and Brazil. Corruption probes in Switzerland and the Netherlands, however, continue.

25 May 2022

Dutch authorities appeal against privilege ruling

The Netherlands’ state prosecution service is appealing against a part of a recent privilege decision that requires the agency to ask email service providers to filter out confidential communications before they respond to authority information requests.

21 April 2022

People News: Manhattan US attorney appoints a chief counsel

In the latest round-up, US Attorney Damian Williams adds to his senior leadership team, another former FinCEN official heads to a crypto exchange and a US firm has launched a new strategic risk and crisis management practice.

12 April 2022

Dutch authorities investigate Glencore

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01 April 2022

Dutch court: state authorities violated privilege rules in criminal case

“The most recent ruling is front-page news in the Netherlands and is really embarrassing for the government,” one lawyer said.

24 March 2022

NGO asks French prosecutors to investigate SBM Offshore for corruption

22 March 2022

OECD bribery group announces new chair

The OECD’s working group on bribery has elected a Dutch prosecutor currently working at the European Public Prosecutor’s Office as its new chair.

16 March 2022

World Bank enters settlement with Dutch consultancy over Somalia project

02 March 2022

Dutch prosecutors open record number of money laundering probes

Prosecutors in the Netherlands seized €368 million in illicit proceeds in 2021 and carried out over 1,000 more money laundering investigations than the previous year.

01 March 2022

Law firm targets Dutch authorities over alleged privilege breaches

Two groups representing Dutch criminal defence lawyers have joined law firm Stibbe in a civil case over alleged infringements of confidential communications between lawyers and their clients.

04 February 2022

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