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Monday
Sep192016

Cathalijne van der Plas: Once a laggard, the Netherlands finally tackles overseas bribery

First the good news. The Netherlands ranked fifth on the latest Corruption Perceptions Index, up from eighth last year, and now trailing only Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and New Zealand on the CPI.

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Monday
May182015

Texas high court: Shell FCPA report to DOJ is ‘absolutely privileged’ 

The Texas Supreme Court issued a long-anticipated opinion Friday in Shell Oil Co. v. Writt, holding that an internal investigation report Shell provided to the U.S. Department of Justice about potential FCPA violations is “absolutely privileged” in a defamation proceeding and cannot be used to form the basis of a defamation claim.

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Thursday
Oct022014

Report: Eni paid $533 million bribe for Nigeria oilfield deal 

Italian prosecutors investigating state-owned oil giant Eni SpA over a Nigeria oilfield deal three years ago believe half of the $1.1 billion that Eni paid went as bribes to government officials or to intermediaries with close ties to them.

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Thursday
Sep112014

Eni CEO investigated for $1 billion Nigeria oil deal

The CEO of Italy's biggest oil company, Claudio Descalzi, is under investigation by Milan prosecutors for alleged corruption tied to the company's 2011 acquisition of a Nigerian deepwater offshore block for $1.09 billion.

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Thursday
Jul252013

UK police investigating Shell, ENI Nigeria deal

Allegations that more than a billion dollars paid to the Nigerian government ended up with a company controlled by a former Nigerian oil minister have triggered a money-laundering investigation in the UK, according to a report Wednesday from Reuters.

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Friday
Nov092012

'Carbon copy prosecutions' change the rules of the game

A recent University of Chicago Legal Forum article looks deep into an important new enforcement trend -- duplicative enforcement actions in multiple countries.

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Thursday
Aug042011

Will Nigeria Take Another Bite?

The penalty for paying bribes in Nigeria may increase following demands from a Nigerian NGO that the Nigerian government seek its share of the recent anti-graft bounty. Maybe…

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Wednesday
Jan052011

Recent Cases, Foreign Companies Dominate New Top Ten

n the top ten FCPA settlements of all time, eight are now from 2010 and eight also involve non-U.S. companies.

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Monday
Dec062010

Compliance And Enforcement: By The Book

Why did one company escape prosecution in the Panalpina case when most of its peers did not? Here's the story.

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Friday
Nov052010

In New Top Ten, Eight Are Foreign

With Panalpina, Pride, and Shell joining the top ten FCPA settlements of all time, there are now eight foreign companies on the list.

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Thursday
Nov042010

Seven Companies Settle For $236.5 Million (Updated)

Global logistics firm Panalpina and six of its oil-and-gas services customers settled FCPA-related charges today with DOJ and SEC.

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Friday
Oct152010

Panalpina, Shell Near FCPA Settlements, Paper Says

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Panalpina and its customer Shell may be close to settling FCPA-related charges with the DOJ and SEC.

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