Lundin Energy

The Lundin trial begins

On Tuesday 5 September, the Lundin war crimes trial starts at the Stockholm District Court with the presentation of the case by the prosecution. The defendants are Ian Lundin, Alex Schneiter and Orrön Energy. Not Lundin Energy, because shortly after the indictment, the company merged with AkerBP through a construction that placed its criminal liability …

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Formal complaint filed against Aker BP for human rights blindness

A group of South Sudanese and European organizations have formally complained with the Norwegian National Contact Point (NCP) that Aker BP’s acquisition of Lundin Energy breaches the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, Norway’s golden standard for responsible business conduct. The complainants submit that Aker BP and Aker ASA did not consider the human rights consequences …

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Prosecutor requests the Court to prepare the trial against Lundin Energy

The first witness testifies in Court about Lundin’s devastating presence in South Sudan Prosecutor Henrik Attorps urged the court to proceed with the trial against the Lundin defendants after a recent request by Alex Schneiter halted the proceedings. Further delays jeopardize the integrity of the trial as key witnesses may eventually not be able to …

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Alex Schneiter attempts to undermine universal jurisdiction

Alex Schneiter has appealed the court’s latest decision that Sweden can try him for aiding and abetting war crimes in Sudan. If the Supreme Court accepts his argument, it will have wide-reaching consequences on Sweden’s ability to try war criminals. In November last year, Lundin Energy’s former CEO Alex Schneiter was charged together with Ian …

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