04 September 2020
Nigeria has edged closer to seizing a luxury jet that the country’s former oil minister Dan Etete allegedly purchased with illicitly obtained money from a $1.3 billion oil deal after a Canadian court dismissed his appeal against the seizure order.
22 May 2020
A UK judge has denied Nigeria’s attempt to pursue oil companies Shell and Eni over alleged bribes paid to government officials to win rights to a lucrative oil field.
29 April 2020
The government of Nigeria has rejected arguments that it took too long to file its lawsuit against Shell and Eni over alleged bribery in the country.
18 February 2020
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.
30 October 2019
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.
25 October 2019
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.
08 October 2019
The government of Nigeria can continue a civil claim against JPMorgan for facilitating payments of $875 million that the country says were pocketed by corrupt officials, after a UK court decision.
01 March 2019
Anti-corruption campaigners reacted positively to news that Dutch prosecutors are preparing to press criminal charges against Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell over a Nigerian oil field.
20 September 2018
A Milan court has cleared oil company Eni of complicity in an Algerian bribery scheme, as the company is on trial in the same city for allegedly bribing officials in Nigeria.
05 March 2018
Prosecutors in Milan have asked a judge to fine Eni $1.1. million over alleged corruption in Algeria – as another corruption trial against the Italian energy company looms.
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