Region: Switzerland

Brazil sues Trafigura and top executives over Petrobras bribes

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Brazilian prosecutors allege that two current Trafigura executives, including its chief operating officer, helped bribe Petrobras officials for lower prices on foreign oil trades.

01 December 2020

Switzerland opens corruption investigation into SBM Offshore

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Swiss federal prosecutors are looking into allegations that Dutch oil company SBM Offshore failed to prevent corrupt payments over a seven-year period.

30 November 2020

Swiss OAG widens Blatter and Platini probe

30 November 2020

Fifa bans African football head over misconduct

24 November 2020

Swiss prosecutors drop Magnitsky-linked probe

23 November 2020

Switzerland files money laundering complaint against Falcon Private Bank

19 November 2020

Switzerland planning to shut down another strand of Blatter investigation

13 November 2020

UK SFO reaches £1.2 million settlement with former SBM Offshore middleman

The UK’s anti-fraud agency has reached a civil recovery settlement with a Brazilian national linked to a major bribery scheme over a £4.3 million London property.

12 November 2020

Swiss law makes foreign penalties tax deductible in “exceptional cases”

Featured in Investigator’s Guide to Switzerland

Experts say the deductions will apply only when companies can prove that the foreign penalty clearly does not serve the interests of justice.

12 November 2020

Plea deal shows how SBM Offshore ex-CEO dodged prison in Switzerland

Featured in Investigator’s Guide to Switzerland

The former CEO of Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore admitted to overseeing close to $7 million in bribes paid to Angolan public officials during his time in charge and agreed to provide evidence against co-defendants.

10 November 2020

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