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Eni's former lawyers face criminal charges over attempts to derail Nigeria bribery trial

By Phoebe Seers
  • 15 Dec 2021 09:00
  • 15 Dec 2021 09:00
Former senior lawyers of Eni look set to be charged with trying to derail the trial of the Italian oil major and Royal Dutch Shell over Nigerian bribery allegations.
An investigation has absolved Eni’s current chief executive Claudio Descalzi and the company itself of wrongdoing, but it has concluded that former members

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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