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Comment: Glencore bribery settlements close another chapter of firm’s sordid history, but the book isn’t complete

By Samuel Rubenfeld and Martin Coyle
  • 26 May 2022 18:43
  • 26 May 2022 18:43
Glencore may be wrapping up corruption allegations that have dogged it for years, but risks remain for the Swiss mining and commodities giant despite the size of the penalty it faces and the lurid headlines it generated.
Earlier this week, in dual hearings in New York and London, Glencore and

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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