MULTINATIONALS FACE SCRUTINY ON PETROBRAS

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c0ce6a6c-b918-11e4-a8d0-00144feab7de.html#ixzz3SWZLIvOJ February 22, 2015 2:37 pm Multinationals face scrutiny on Petrobras Joe Leahy in São Paulo ©Bloomberg It was over lunch some years ago that Paulo Roberto Costa, a former executive of Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petrobras, who today is the star witness in the country’s largest corruption case, claims […]

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Multinationals named, so far, in the Petrobras corruption investigation It is not just the local Brazilian suppliers that are involved in the graft investigations at Petobras but the following multinationals have been named and will be investigated by their governments, the SEC and the US Justice Dept.: Dutch […]

Rolls-Royce vows to co-operate with Petrobras investigation

 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/281a3d6a-b601-11e4-a577-00144feab7de.html#ixzz3RwXU7DCj February 16, 2015 6:43 pm Rolls-Royce vows to co-operate with Petrobras investigation Peggy Hollinger, Industry Editor Rolls-Royce has said it will co-operate with Brazilian authorities if they press ahead with an investigation into allegations that it paid bribes to win a contract from Petrobras, the state-owned oil company at the heart […]

Rolls-Royce accused in Petrobras scandal

 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/96152e80-b3ca-11e4-a6c1-00144feab7de.html#ixzz3RuUUbnXJ February 15, 2015 10:00 pm Rolls-Royce accused in Petrobras scandal Samantha Pearson and Joe Leahy in São Paulo ©AFP Rolls-Royce has been accused of involvement in a multibillion-dollar bribery and kickback scheme at Petrobras, Brazil’s state-controlled oil producer, as more foreign companies are dragged into the country’s largest corruption scandal. […]

The $100m man’s guide to Brazilian graft

. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d80ab9fc-b34f-11e4-a45f-00144feab7de.html#ixzz3Ros28J5X February 15, 2015 12:34 pm The $100m man’s guide to Brazilian graft Joe Leahy in São Paulo ©AFP Workers demand the payment of wages in arrears from Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro AFP/Getty Images One October night in 2011 in Milan, Italy, a group of four Brazilian […]