At Global Integrity, we’re taking a close look at huge corruption scandals in three countries and the law enforcement practices used against the high-level graft.… Continue Reading
Transparency International’s CPI may not be perfect, but the perception of corruption in a country matters. As one study found, if you go to a country where you expect corruption, and someone solicits a bribe from you, you are more likely to give the bribe.… Continue Reading
The World Bank Wednesday debarred two Nigerian waste management companies and their owner for five years for “engaging in fraudulent practices” involving a project in Nigeria.
The two companies, Rojoke CNE Services Ltd.… Continue Reading
A judge in London jailed two former top executives of a now-bankrupt oil exploration company to a combined 30 years in prison Monday.… Continue Reading
Two top executives of a now-defunct oil company were found guilty Wednesday of fraud and money laundering after a six-week trial in London.… Continue Reading
Corruption in Nigeria runs the gamut from the jaw-dropping, to the creative, to the mundane.
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.… Continue Reading
Tom Fox recently wrote a post for the FCPA Blog about allegations that Shell made a £1.1 billion ($1.42 billion) payment for an oil field license in Nigeria, with half the money ending up in a company owned by a Nigerian government official.… Continue Reading
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?… Continue Reading