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UK Bribery Act makes business a bit slippery for oil & gas industry

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 3 2011

On November 4, 2010, U.S.-based Panalpina, Inc. (and its parent Panalpina World Transport Holding Ltd.) (Panalpina), a Swiss freight forwarding company, along with six other companies in the oil & gas industry, settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the FCPA) charges with the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

Four guilty in £70 million contracts corruption case

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 8 2012

Four men have been convicted of conspiring to corruptly obtain payments by supplying confidential information about a series of high-value engineering projects in the oil and gas engineering industry

Three Turkish oil company executives fined £1.16 million for market abuse

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 22 2010

The Chief Executive Officer of a Turkish oil exploration company called Genel Enerji (Genel) has been fined £967,000 for dealing in the shares of Heritage Oil Plc (Heritage) on the basis of inside information

UK biofuel fraud

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 20 2013

The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) recently charged four men with conspiracy to commit fraud worth an estimated £23m involving promotion of biofuel

UK bribery: construction in the cross-hairs

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 15 2013

The UK's Serious Fraud Office has made clear that its anti-bribery investigations are focussed on two industries in particular: construction and

SFO prosecution

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 22 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced in a press release dated 22 September, that five men have been bailed to appear in court in November following their alleged involvement in corruption

M&A: the importance of bribery and corruption due diligence - a UK perspective

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 1 2012

With M&A activity in the energy sector still buoyant, particularly in developing economies, the need for effective and risk sensitive diligence into potential bribery and corruption by target entities is becoming more important than ever

US, UK, Canada announce new and expanded Iran sanctions increasing risks to persons conducting business with Iran

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Canada, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 23 2011

On November 21, the US Government, along with the United Kingdom and Canada, announced significantly expanded energy-related sanctions against Iran

Africa and Kazakhstan: SFO launches criminal investigation of FTSE-listed mining firm

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2013

The SFO has commenced a criminal investigation into the activities of FTSE-listed mining firm Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC

The GB wholesale gas price investigation - what’s happening and what to do

  • Dentons
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 16 2012

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) and Ofgem are investigating allegations of suspicious trading which occurred on 28 September 2012 in gas contracts at the National Balancing Point (NBP