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USA—party denied permission to refer to confidential documents in bribery dispute (Petrobras America v Samsung)

USA—party denied permission to refer to confidential documents in bribery dispute (Petrobras America v Samsung)
Published on: 13 August 2019
Published by: Law360
  • USA—party denied permission to refer to confidential documents in bribery dispute (Petrobras America v Samsung)
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Law360: A Texas federal judge refused to grant Petrobras America (Petrobras) permission to refer to certain confidential documents shared in separate arbitration proceedings with an English offshore drilling services company for the purposes of supporting its allegations that Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) bribed its way to a lucrative drillship construction contract. Petrobras and Samsung shared the documentation under a non-disclosure agreement when they were both defendants in the arbitration proceedings. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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