Region: Netherlands

Shell denies asking for a settlement in OPL245 investigation

26 February 2020

Dutch bar unfazed by justice minister's “unusual” contact with Shell prosecutors

Dutch lawyers seem relaxed about recent revelations that the local justice minister and public prosecutors have been in frequent contact about a bribery investigation into Shell.

18 February 2020

ING close to settling Italian money laundering investigation

06 December 2019

Independent counsel reviews “may effectively cripple” Dutch privilege claims

The Dutch legal community is unsure whether employing a third party to review privilege issues, as happens in the UK, would work in the Netherlands.

02 December 2019

The Netherlands votes to bring in Magnitsky Act

22 November 2019

Lawyers question judge’s peculiar ruling in Shell privilege case

Featured in In-house

Legal experts in the Netherlands have said that a recent privilege ruling against Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell will likely not stand up in an appeals court.

30 October 2019

Shell’s in-house lawyers not covered by privilege, court rules

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A Rotterdam court has ruled that Shell’s in-house lawyers are insufficiently independent from the company and cannot claim legal privilege, in a decision connected to a Dutch investigation into alleged bribery by Shell in Nigeria.

25 October 2019

Heineken responds to corruption reports

06 September 2019

Strukton ordered to pay €25 million to Saudi Arabian middleman

28 August 2019

GIR Awards 2019 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year

Over the coming days, GIR will reveal the shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC, on 24 October. Read on for the nominees in the categories Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year.

19 August 2019

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