Topic: Unaoil

SFO to confiscate funds from convicted former Unaoil executive

A London court has ordered Stephen Whiteley, a former Iraq territory manager at Monaco energy consultancy Unaoil, to forfeit illicit gains totalling £96,000 following his 2020 bribery conviction.

03 November 2021

SFO defends conduct in ex-Unaoil executive’s foreign bribery trial

Of course there were errors and omissions, there always are in a disclosure exercise of this kind,” the SFO’s counsel told a London court on Thursday about evidence handed to the defence ahead of trial.

21 October 2021

SFO accused of withholding evidence in Unaoil trial

A former Unaoil executive’s legal team has argued in a London court that the Serious Fraud Office concealed details of its role in an alleged scheme to hand the bulk of a major corruption case to US authorities.

20 October 2021

Petrofac to plead guilty over bribery in the Middle East

UK-based oil company Petrofac has said that it has reached a plea agreement with the SFO over its failure to stop bribery in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the UAE between 2011 and 2017.

24 September 2021

SFO: QC appointed for review of Serco failures

16 July 2021

SFO told to disclose records of meetings with Unaoil “fixer”

A London court has ordered the SFO to hand over records of meetings between senior officials, including director Lisa Osofsky, and a private intelligence operative in connection to a bribery probe into Monegasque oil consultancy Unaoil.

01 July 2021

New Guernsey investigations agency to prioritise tackling money laundering

Guernsey’s newly-created financial crime agency, led by a former SFO chief investigator, has its sights set on tackling international criminals seeking to launder funds through the island’s financial system.

29 June 2021

Wood Group enters global resolution over Amec Foster Wheeler bribes

Scottish energy company Wood Group has agreed to pay $177 million in settlements with authorities in the UK, the US and Brazil over foreign bribery.

28 June 2021

Report: SFO Petrofac investigation looking at alleged bribery in nine countries

21 June 2021

Ex-SBM Offshore lawyer: “no choice” but to reveal widespread corruption

Jonathan Taylor says he doesn’t regret his role in exposing alleged worldwide bribery by the Netherlands-based oil services company despite it leading to his almost year-long detention in Croatia.

07 May 2021

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