ENI AND SHELL: ITALIAN COURT ACQUITS OIL GIANTS IN NIGERIA CORRUPTION CASE

On 17 March, the BBC reported that the long-running case centred around the $1.3 billion purchase of an offshore oil block in 2011.  Prosecutors had alleged that the majority of the money was used to bribe Nigerian politicians and officials. But the court in Milan said the 2 companies, and 13 defendants including past and current executives, had no case to answer.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56434890

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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