Italian oil and gas drilling contractor Saipem SpA confirmed that it is under investigation for corruption by Italian authorities for alleged payments in Algeria.
Entries in Nigeria (184)
Dear Readers of the FCPA Blog,
We at the Nigerian Whistle-Blowers Forum (on Facebook) are truly excited about the FCPA's emergence, and staunch posture against global corruption.
'Corruption did not begin with President Goodluck Jonathan's government. But, at the current rate, corruption would kill Nigeria on his watch. . . . .'
Here's a note from a correspondent in France:
A recent University of Chicago Legal Forum article looks deep into an important new enforcement trend -- duplicative enforcement actions in multiple countries.
Oil services firm Nabors Industries Ltd. was a customer of Panalpina but not among the six that settled FCPA cases on the same historic day in November 2010.
Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs said the government of Uganda will repay €4 million that was diverted from an Irish aid package.
When the U.S. Supreme Court opens its new Term on Monday, the first case scheduled for oral argument is Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.
A European Parliamentary committee approved proposed legislation this week that would require European extractive companies to publish payments they make to governments.
There was explosive testimony this week during parliamentary hearings into bribery allegations against a unit of the Reserve Bank of Australia.