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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.
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.
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.
A recent University of Chicago Legal Forum article looks deep into an important new enforcement trend -- duplicative enforcement actions in multiple countries.
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…
n the top ten FCPA settlements of all time, eight are now from 2010 and eight also involve non-U.S. companies.
Why did one company escape prosecution in the Panalpina case when most of its peers did not? Here's the story.
With Panalpina, Pride, and Shell joining the top ten FCPA settlements of all time, there are now eight foreign companies on the list.
Global logistics firm Panalpina and six of its oil-and-gas services customers settled FCPA-related charges today with DOJ and SEC.
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.