Jean-Pierre Picca, BNP's compliance lawyer
While Credit Agricole is the latest to be targeted by the US Department of Justice, in Paris BNP is gradually putting in place its own US-imposed anti-corruption measures. [...]
BP, also referred to be its former name British Petroleum, is a British multinational in the oil and gas business. It has oil operations in more than 70 countries and it produces 3.3 million barrels of oil a day.
Brothers Mansour and Salah Fustok, are Lebanese Sunnis who have been established in the Gulf for more than 40 years. A third brother, Mahmoud, died in a road accident in 2006 but the two remaining brothers remain the gatekeepers that foreign companies need if they want access to the entourage of the king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. They owe their close relationship to him to [...]