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Zimbabwe to press ahead with controversial indigenisation scheme

put foreign businesses under the majority control of black Zimbabweans...foreign businesses such as Barclays, Standard Chartered, British American Tobacco and Nestlé, which have clung on through years of economic chaos and decline, would also be affected.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 19:46
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[UK, USA] BAT faces call for inquiry into African bribery claims ($$)

American politicians have called on prosecutors to investigate allegations that British American Tobacco paid off politicians in Africa to protect its reputation and avoid inquiries into the harm caused by its products. In a letter to the US Department o
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:06
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[Africa, UK, USA] British American Tobacco: Members of US Congress call for investigation into tobacco

The bribery allegations, first revealed by The Independent on Sunday and the BBC, are in a dossier of claims passed to the UK’s Serious Fraud Office by Paul Hopkins, a BAT whistleblower who worked in Africa for BAT for 13 years. Experts described Mr Hop
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:07
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
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Zero tax bill for UK big six ($$)

AT LEAST six of Britain’s 10 biggest multinationals — including Shell, British American Tobacco (BAT) and Lloyds Banking Group — paid no UK corporation tax in 2014 despite combined global profits of more than £30bn.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:40
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[North Carolina] Reynolds board transition continues with fifth departure in 14 months

BAT gained its five seats on the Reynolds board in July 2004...Jerome Abelman, BAT’s general counsel at BAT, has been nominated to succeed Daly, effective Feb. 4, and fulfill his board term through May 2018. Abelman joined BAT’s management team in Januar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2016 13:38
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[Europe] Belgium ordered to claw back €700m from mulitnationals

The European Commission has called on Belgium to recoup €700m from 35 multinational companies that have benefited from its generous fiscal incentive scheme, as the EU ramps up its campaign against corporate tax avoidance.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:20
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[Belgium, Europe] British American Tobacco and Stella Artois among 35 companies ordered to cough up £35m in unpaid taxes after Belgian 'excess profit' dodge is ruled illegal

European Commission competition officials said Belgium had wrongly given tax breaks worth 700million euros (£524m) under a scheme that helped multinationals reduce their taxable profits by up to 90 per cent. British American Tobacco, which makes Dunhill
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 21:43
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