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Comment: In Vitol settlement, CFTC fully enters ranks of US anticorruption enforcers

By Richard Vanderford
  • 04 Dec 2020 10:52
  • 04 Dec 2020 10:52
Vitol's watershed bribery settlement with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission represents an important step in that agency's turn toward aggressive enforcement.

The CFTC on Thursday said that Vitol, a Dutch energy trader, must pay $95.7 million to resolve a commission investigation into bribes it paid in several Latin American countries. 

"This historic enforcement

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