Region: Netherlands

Lawyers question judge’s peculiar ruling in Shell privilege case

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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

ABN Amro invests €114 million in suspicious activity monitoring

07 August 2019

Truck manufacturer settles OFAC sanctions probe

07 August 2019

Renault-Nissan audit findings handed to French prosecutors

15 July 2019

Dutch ministers call for payments of over €3,000 to be banned in proposed AML measures

01 July 2019

Lawyers pour scorn on Dutch prosecutors’ call for privilege reform

As a privilege dispute delays a corruption investigation into Shell, Dutch prosecutors have warned they will no longer be able to pursue large cases if current procedures to resolve such disagreements aren’t changed.

14 June 2019

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