BHP may face sanctions in anti-corruption investigation

Aug 16, 2013 | 01:36 PM | Shivani Singh

Tags  BHP Billiton, Justice Department, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Beijing Olympics, anti-corruption, Shivani Singh

SINGAPORE — BHP Billiton Ltd. may face enforcement actions by U.S. authorities stemming from an investigation into the mining company’s sponsorship of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Discussions with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), are continuing, the Melbourne, Australia-based mining company said. "The issues relate primarily to matters in connection with previously terminated exploration and development efforts, as well....





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