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Shell, Eni cut free from Nigeria bribery charges in Italy as prosecutor abandons appeal

By Phoebe Seers
  • 19 Jul 2022 14:54
  • 19 Jul 2022 14:54
Oil majors Shell and Eni won't face a challenge over their acquittal of foreign bribery charges in an Italian court last year, after prosecutors in Milan withdrew the case today.
The city's deputy attorney general, Celestina Gravina, who was appointed to handle the appeal, abandoned the criminal case pending at

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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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