Region: Norway

Norway appeals against Transocean tax evasion acquittal

Norway’s National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) yesterday said it will challenge the acquittal of three subsidiaries of Swiss oil company Transocean, and two of the subsidiaries’ tax advisers, for alleged tax fraud.

17 July 2014

US authorities investigate TeliaSonera

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the US Securities & Exchange Commission have opened investigations of Swedish telecoms company TeliaSonera in connection with bribery allegations. In a statement today, TeliaSonera said both US authorities had sent requests for information concerning its activities in Uzbekistan.

17 March 2014

Telecoms companies raided in multilateral investigation

At least six countries are involved in the investigation of bribery and money laundering allegations related to telecoms companies TeliaSonera and Vimpelcom but the US is still expected to take a lead role in proceedings.

14 March 2014

Norway's Competition Authority (NCA)

Featured in The Due Process Guide 2014

Grade: BNot bad.The authority has many similarities to other well-regarded Scandinavian agencies including those in Sweden and Denmark.

27 February 2014

Norway starts foreign bribery investigation

Norway's National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) is investigating defence contractor Kongsberg, the company said yesterday. The investigation relates to contracts to deliver communications equipment to Romania between 1999 and 2008.

26 February 2014

Norway jails insider traders

Norway’s Court of Appeal in Borgarting has convicted and sentenced three men for insider trading, overturning first instance acquittals.

19 February 2014

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