Britain’s parliament will this week consider whether to probe the transparency of oil and mining firms listed in London, an issue highlighted by corruption probes at emerging market miners which lawmakers fear have dented the stock market’s reputation.
Inside companies, widespread knowledge of corruption in Africa, Europe, Middle East and India.
The company called on Tony Blair to help rescue the employees, accused of “passive corruption.”
The French national is charged obstructing a grand jury investigation into whether mining company BSG Resources Ltd. paid bribes in Africa.
U.K.-listed miner Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. has hired two law firms to review the conclusions of an internal investigation into whistleblower allegations conducted by law firm Dechert LLP, as ENRC is investigated over allegations of fraud and corruption.
The former Willbros Group consultant was sentenced last week in Houston.
The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president said the U.S. government hasn’t linked his wealth to corruption.
Deductible portions of last month’s $16 million foreign bribery settlement allowed Houston’s Parker Drilling Company to record a $1.5 million tax benefit but the company also paid an additional $500,000 in legal fees, the company disclosed on Friday.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in March also upheld a lower court’s dismissal of [...]
Novak was the third defendant to plead guilty over bribes paid to win business for the Houston pipeline contractors Willbros Group Inc.
After the foreign defendant was caught at an airport with thousands in cash, a magistrate judge determined he was a flight risk.
Cilins, an agent of BSG Resources Ltd., is now also charged with directing false statements to the FBI and providing false documents to hide his alleged crimes.
The Houston oil services company KBR Inc. said it coud not determine the implications of any possible debarments.
The Serious Fraud Office says it will examine allegations of fraud and corruption in the company’s operations in Kazakhstan and Africa.
After denying reports of his impending departure, Mehmet Dalman, the chairman of Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. plc stepped down today at a board meeting convened by the troubled FTSE 100 miner.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.