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Awaiting bids: one of the "Carwash" assets up for auction

Petrobras scandal’s key witness speaks out

The former oil industry executive whose evidence kicked off the corruption probe into Brazilian energy giant Petrobras – a scandal which has tipped Brazil into recession and may yet bring down its government – has spoken out for the first time since entering a plea-bargain agreement 18 months ago. Paulo Roberto Costa, former head of refining and supply […]

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TeliaSonera: Are the activist shorts running short of targets?

It could make a chapter in  a Scandi thriller. How could a company from Sweden, fourth in the world in the latest Corruption Perceptions Index, so badly misread the business environment in a former Soviet autonomous republic?  Yet that is exactly what happened  to TeliaSonera in Uzbekistan. The series of bad and unethical decisions boggles […]

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