Why we applaud the CFTC's anti-corruption enforcement efforts
Anti-corruption enforcement efforts in the global commodities trading sector have all to often fallen short. So we are pleased to see the chief US commodities regulator start paying more attention to foreign corrupt practices.
A bad year for Glencore
The US Department of Justice has issued a subpoena to commodities giant Glencore's subsidiary Glencore Limited, relating to US overseas corruption laws. This is the latest storm in what has been a tempestuous year for Glencore. we outline the main stories over the last 12 months that have helped make this Glencore's ‘annus horribilis’
It’s past time for an investigation into Glencore’s murky operations
The Paradise Papers have revealed damning details of Glencore’s business deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where it owns two huge copper and cobalt mines.
UK investigators drag their feet over scandal-hit oil company
Last month it was revealed that the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) would investigate a British oil company that had been making payments to officials in a highly unstable African country.
Les enquêteurs britanniques peu empressés à investiguer sur une compagnie pétrolière éclaboussée par un scandale