Tag: Corruption

ex-Geneva minister to face trial over Abu Dhabi visit

SWITZERLAND: Being invited by a Sheikh to watch the Abu Dhabi F1 race could land you in hot waters in Switzerland. Another fascinating case where the Gulf culture of hospitality and Western anticorruption laws may clash. Members-only content. While the blog operates on a free-to-view basis, your registration is… Continue Reading “ex-Geneva minister to face trial over Abu Dhabi visit”

UK mining group Lands on the SFO’s Radar for Arranging Paris trip for a Foreign Official

UK BRIBERY ACT: Flying a prime minister & his family to France via private jet, offering them a visit at Disneyland Paris and a stay at the George V hotel, is enough to trigger scrutiny under the UK Bribery Act (UKBA). Members-only content. While the blog… Continue Reading “UK mining group Lands on the SFO’s Radar for Arranging Paris trip for a Foreign Official”