A court in London Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by Unaoil and its controlling family to quash the fruits of a search police in Monaco conducted last year at the request of the UK Serious Fraud Office.… Continue Reading
Authorities in Sweden arrested an executive and questioned several others from international engineering and manufacturing firm Bombardier as part of an investigation into corruption in Azerbaijan.
A March 17 report by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) said Bombardier Transportation AB is suspected of paying “millions of dollars in bribes to unidentified Azerbaijani officials through a shadowy company registered in the United Kingdom.”… Continue Reading
Until a few years ago, corporate decision-makers often worried that knowledge about their company’s human rights impacts may increase risks of litigation, prosecution and investment withdrawal.
Recent developments are shifting the debate in the opposite direction, with corporate counsel now pushing for more proactive knowledge-gathering and transparency.… Continue Reading