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Entries in ENI (28)

Thursday
Oct192017

Italian prosecutor charges Shell and former execs with overseas bribery

The Milan Public Prosecutor’s Office has charged Royal Dutch Shell and four former executives for an alleged plot to pay massive bribes to win oil exploration rights in Nigeria.

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Wednesday
Apr262017

Tom Fox on that murky oil deal: It's one Shell of a mess 

What will be the final result of the Royal Dutch Shell/ENI imbroglio around a license to explore oil and gas in block OPL 246, offshore Nigeria?

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Tuesday
Jan212014

Eni says audit proves no Algeria bribes

Italian state-owned oil giant Eni SpA said a forensic audit proved the company didn’t pay any bribes in Algeria.

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Monday
Dec092013

Saipem shuffles execs to enhance anti-corruption compliance

Italian oil and gas services company Saipem is beefing up compliance by creating a new senior management position, the board of directors said last week.

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Wednesday
Nov272013

Weatherford lands on our Top 10 list

With its $152.6 million FCPA enforcement action Tuesday, Weatherford International has landed ninth on our list of the Top 10 FCPA cases of all time.

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Monday
Sep162013

Nine of the top ten FCPA cases involve non-U.S. companies. What's up with that?

Hobbies are important and we try to make time for ours -- staring at the list of the biggest FCPA cases of all time.

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Wednesday
Aug142013

In Algeria, Eni investigation snares ex minister

Chekib Khelil, Algeria's former energy minister, is wanted for corruption (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Algeria's former energy minister is wanted on an international arrest warrant for alleged corruption following accusations of bribery involving Italian energy giant Eni.

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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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Wednesday
May292013

France's Total SA Cracks Our Top 10 List

With its $398 million enforcement action Wednesday, Total S.A. has landed fourth on our list of the Top 10 FCPA cases of all time.

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Monday
Feb182013

Doing Business in Italy? You Have Been Warned…

Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Last week, I was discussing a report with fellow compliance practitioner Craig Bloom, that Giuseppe Orsi, President of one of Italy’s largest conglomerates, Finmeccanica, SpA, was arrested under allegations of bribery in Finmeccanica’s sale of twelve helicopters to the Indian Government in 2010.

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Finmeccanica chief arrested for India bribes

Giuseppe Orsi, chairman and CEO of Finmeccanica (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)The head of Italian defense firm Finmeccanica SpA was arrested Tuesday by Italian police on allegations that he bribed Indian officials to win sales of helicopters.

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Friday
Feb082013

Eni chief investigated in Algeria bribe case

The CEO of Italian energy giant Eni SpA  is under investigation by Italian authorities for bribes allegedly paid in Algeria by its subsidiary Saipem SpA.

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