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Entries in Unaoil (35)

Thursday
Nov302017

SFO charges former SBM execs for Iraq bribes

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged two former executives of Dutch oil services firm SBM Offshore NV for allegedly funneling bribes to officials in Iraq through intermediary Unaoil.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

SBM Offshore pays $238 million to settle FCPA violations

Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore NV agreed Wednesday to pay a criminal penalty of $238 million to resolve FCPA offenses in Brazil, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Kazakhstan, and Iraq.

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Thursday
Nov162017

SFO charges two in Unaoil probe

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Thursday it charged two men in connection with its investigation of Unaoil.

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Wednesday
Oct252017

Core Lab reports DOJ declination in Unaoil probe

An Amsterdam-based oil services company said in a U.S. securities filing Wednesday that the DOJ has closed its investigation about the company's "interactions with Unaoil."

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Friday
Sep082017

Fund dumps Petrofac shares on SFO probe concerns

An American mutual fund manager said in an SEC filing today that it sold all shares it held in Petrofac because of an ongoing corruption investigation by the UK's Serious Fraud Office.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

SFO joins bribery probe of Amec Foster Wheeler 

The UK Serious Fraud Office has now joined the DOJ and SEC in an investigation of possible overseas bribery by London-based Amec Foster Wheeler plc.

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Tuesday
May302017

Another UK firm discloses Unaoil probe

British oilfield services company John Wood Group plc launched an internal investigation into its dealings with Unaoil, the company said in a prospectus.

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Thursday
May252017

Petrofac suspends COO during bribe probe

Oilfield services firm Petrofac said Thursday it suspended its chief operating officer Marwan Chedid during a corruption investigation.

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Monday
May152017

Unaoil fallout: SFO confirms investigation of Petrofac

London-based Petrofac is under investigation for suspected bribery, corruption and money laundering, the UK Serious Fraud Office said Friday.

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Monday
May012017

SFO confirms investigation of KBR

The UK Serious Fraud Office confirmed that it has opened a new investigation into KBR, Inc.'s United Kingdom subsidiaries for suspected bribery and corruption.

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Tuesday
Apr252017

Resource Alert: New guidance on corruption red flags in oil, gas and mining deals 

An oil and gas or mining company can avoid all kinds of reputational and legal challenges by swearing off deals with certain corruption warning signs. This month’s developments in an evolving scandal might have Royal Dutch Shell wishing it had done so.

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Monday
Apr242017

Rahul Rose on Unaoil: But are agents immune from prosecution?

There's a growing sense that agents and intermediaries that facilitate corrupt deals are immune from prosecution in the UK.

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