Topic: Bribery

Internal investigations industry prepares for a shake-up in the Netherlands

“The whole internal investigation industry whereby the company’s own lawyer claims to conduct an impartial investigation has come to an end by this ruling,” said one lawyer.

04 July 2023

EPPO signs another working agreement with Ukraine

03 July 2023

EPPO signs working agreement with Albanian anti-corruption authority

30 June 2023

Former Ericsson exec who bribed Djibouti officials avoids prison time

Carlo Alloni was the first collaborator the government found in its investigation into bribes that earned the company roughly $7 million in profits in Djibouti.

29 June 2023

Defendants in Tuna Bonds case ask for speedy trial

Mozambique’s ex-finance minister is reportedly expected to be extradited in July after he and his co-defendant asserted their rights to a speedy trial in cases related to a $2 billion fraudulent loans scheme.

27 June 2023

TechnipFMC reaches foreign bribery settlement with PNF

French prosecutors are set to put a €208 million corporate settlement with subsidiaries of oil and gas companies TechnipFMC and Technip Energies before a Paris court for approval.

27 June 2023

Pension fund to appeal Ericsson class suit dismissal

A Boston pension fund will appeal against the dismissal of a class suit accusing the telecoms giant of misleading investors about an investigation into whether the company made corrupt payments in Iraq.

26 June 2023

Dismissal of PDVSA bribery case could inspire further speedy trial challenges

Lawyers say a Texas judge's tersely worded rebuke of prosecutors for intentionally delaying trial proceedings against a Swiss-Portuguese banker has the potential to become a citeable precedent with "very positive effects" for the white-collar defence bar.

22 June 2023

OECD anti-bribery leader: lawyers are essential in the fight against corruption

The head of the OECD’s anti-bribery group said that lawyers should put pressure on their governments to adopt the organisation’s anti-corruption recommendations.

22 June 2023

Three charged in UK over Sierra Leone mining bribes

The Serious Fraud Office has accused two former mining executives and an alleged “fixer” of bribing public officials in Sierra Leone to help a now-defunct UK mining company secure an environmental licence for an iron ore mine and other benefits.

16 June 2023

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