Region: Saudi Arabia

DOJ accused of “naked and exorbitant attempt” to interfere in UK court proceedings

Lawyers for energy company PetroSaudi have claimed that US prosecutors are trying to subvert UK money laundering legislation by interfering in a civil dispute with Venezuela’s state-owned energy company.

23 February 2021

Saudi companies want to subpoena US law firm in $3.5bn embezzlement case

A group of Saudi Arabian companies wants Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft and two financial institutions to disclose information about their links to a former high-ranking Saudi official accused of embezzling billions from the state.

16 February 2021

Ex-Petrofac executive’s sentencing delayed

A London court has adjourned the sentencing of former Petrofac executive David Lufkin, who has pleaded guilty to 14 counts of bribery.

11 February 2021

Spanish prosecutors call for long prison terms in Saudi corruption case

09 January 2020

Strukton ordered to pay €25 million to Saudi Arabian middleman

28 August 2019

Iraq suspends Petrofac bids after UK corruption investigation

28 June 2019

Petrofac internal audit finds no new cause for concern

British oil firm Petrofac said in its annual report it stands by earlier disclosures to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) after an internal audit found no further cause for concern.

02 April 2019

Dutch authorities raid company in Saudi metro line bribery investigation

15 February 2019

Former Petrofac executive pleads guilty to bribery

A former executive of British oil firm Petrofac has pleaded guilty to bribery related to payments the company made to secure over $4 billion in contracts.

07 February 2019

US Treasury sanctions 17 individuals linked to Khashoggi murder

15 November 2018

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