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[Africa, UK] British American Tobacco Feels The Burn Again As Serious Fraud Office Investigates

BAT shares were marked 2% higher in the opening 30 minutes of trading in London and changing hands at 4,803 pence each after having fallen around 11.8% over the past two sessions. The Food & Drug Administration sent shares of tobacco companies like B
thestreet.com
added Aug 1, 2017 18:37
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[UK] BAT Faces Full U.K. Probe Into African Tobacco Bribe Report

“The case is one man’s word against another’s,” Duncan Fox, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, said of the SFO probe. “For BAT, the situation with the FDA will lead to a new regulatory environment and that is of far greater importance right now.” The
Bloomberg News
added Aug 1, 2017 17:48
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[Africa, UK] BAT delivered fresh blow to scupper bond plans

plans for a jumbo multi-currency debt sale, expected this week, have likely been scuppered after the company suffered a fresh blow of corruption allegations on Tuesday. The company and its subsidiaries are being investigated for corruption by Britain's S
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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[Africa, UK] Britain investigates British American Tobacco for corruption

Britain has opened a formal investigation into suspicions of corruption at British American Tobacco (BAT) (BATS.L) and its subsidiaries, nearly two years after allegations of bribery in Africa first surfaced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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[Africa, UK] Update on Ongoing Investigation into Misconduct Allegations

we are investigating, through external legal advisers, allegations of misconduct. We have been co-operating with the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) and [BAT] has been informed that the SFO has now opened a formal investigation. BAT intends to co-operate wit
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:03
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] BAT investigated by Serious Fraud Office over bribery allegations

is under formal investigation by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office over claims that it bribed officials in east Africa to undermine anti-smoking laws. The company said on Tuesday that it and its lawyers had been investigating “allegations of misconduct”, and
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 15:28
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] VIDEO: British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

(BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015. BAT said that it had been investigating the claims throug
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Curtain comes down on tobacco selling season

Flue-cured tobacco sales will now be conducted once a week as the 2017 marketing season is set to close early next month, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 28, 2017 20:21
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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[Africa, Asia] Isn't "Smoke-Free Future" by the tobacco industry, a shame?

These investigations very well prove that Philip Morris and other tobacco giants will stop at nothing to undermine global progress in reducing tobacco use and maximize their profits. These reports urge governments around the world to stand up to the tob
Asian Tribune
added Jul 22, 2017 21:10
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