In a landmark ruling, the High Court in London has said that interview notes — made by a company’s external law firm as part of internal investigations into allegations of corruption in Kazakhstan and Africa — are not protected by legal professional privilege.… Continue Reading
On March 29, two senior UK judges dismissed an attempt by Unaoil to challenge an SFO investigation into allegations that the company paid bribes around the world. It is the latest in a fast-growing list of failed judicial reviews against the SFO brought on shaky legal grounds.… Continue Reading
India will allow its military to buy from defense contractors that were previously banned because of graft allegations.
“Some purchases from six foreign companies, including Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc (RR/) and two local businesses that earlier faced curbs are now permitted, according to the Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force R.… Continue Reading
The director of the UK Serious Fraud Office said the agency is close to making more arrests in its bribery investigation of jet engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc.
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a formal investigation into Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc, Europe’s largest manufacturer of aircraft engines. The investigation is centered around the company’s business dealings in China and Indonesia and follows up on concerns the SFO raised a year ago about possible bribery and corruption involving intermediaries in Asia.… Continue Reading