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New Zealand: New Zealand buying more from Chinese region linked to forced labour
Jul 27, 2021 04:00 pm
As countries around the world try to stop the importation of goods produced using forced labour in Xinjiang, China, New Zealand has actually increased their imports. Exports from the region where up to a million
Ireland: Irish food sustainability to fore with minister to address UN summit
Jul 27, 2021 03:45 pm
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue is to address a major UN food systems summit on Ireland’s role in being one of the global leaders in sustainable food production. At the summit,
United Kingdom: Former Glencore trader pleads guilty in New York over Nigerian oil bribery scheme
Jul 27, 2021 03:30 pm
A former U.K.-based trader for Glencore Plc pleaded guilty on Monday over what U.S. prosecutors called his role in a scheme to bribe officials in Nigeria in exchange for favourable contracts from that country’s state-owned
Brazil: Closing arguments in Odebrecht US$92M bribes case
Jul 27, 2021 03:20 pm
The trial of the six defendants in the case of the US$92 million from Odebrecht bribes enters the final stretch today, a stage in which the Justice Ministry and the accused will begin their closing
United States: Commodity trader Freepoint faces U.S. bribery probe, sources say
Jul 27, 2021 03:15 pm
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating Connecticut-based trading house Freepoint Commodities over whether payments to employees of Brazil’s state-run oil company broke U.S. laws, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters this week.
United States: FirstEnergy charged in Ohio bribery scheme, agrees to deferred prosecution settlement for $230 million
Jul 27, 2021 03:00 pm
Akron-based FirstEnergy will pay a $230 million fine for bribing key Ohio officials in a calculated quest to secure a $1 billion ratepayer-funded bailout for two nuclear plants and fend off future rate hikes. FirstEnergy’s fine – while far from
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