Quinn Emanuel forms shareholder group to sue Glencore after bribery and corruption allegations

US firm leads claim backed by litigation funder as mining giant turns to Linklaters

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is investigating potential action against trading and mining company Glencore, after it was revealed that it is involved in bribery and corruption probes in the UK and US.

Last week (3 July), Glencore announced that its US subsidiary, Glencore Group, had received a subpoena from the US Department of Justice to produce documents relating to its businesses in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Venezuela from 2007 to the present day.

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