Noble Execs Say SEC's Nigerian Bribery Claims Are Too Late

Law360, Houston (February 25, 2013, 5:08 PM EST) -- A pair of Noble Corp. executives who allegedly bribed Nigerian officials to secure offshore oil platform permits on Friday asked a Texas federal judge to pare down a suit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, arguing several claims were filed too late.

Former Noble CEO Mark A. Jackson and James J. Ruehlen, the current director of Nigerian subsidiary Noble Drilling (Nigeria) Ltd., say the SEC has — for the second time — leveled violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at the duo that are...
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