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Dutch Shell probe's political dimension prompts concern from OECD bribery enforcer

By Martin Coyle
  • 05 Nov 2020 07:45
  • 05 Nov 2020 11:18
Interference by the Netherlands’ government in a probe into Royal Dutch Shell is one cause for concern among a number shown up in the country's foreign-bribery defenses, the Organization of Economic Development and Cooperation’s global corruption enforcer has said.

In its latest evaluation, the OECD's Working Group on Bribery found that the Netherlands has hardened

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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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