LONDON, March 17 Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L)
said it was under investigation by U.S. authorities for
potential breaches of overseas bribery rules.
"Shell is currently under investigation by the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission and the United States
Department of Justice for violations of the US Foreign Corrupt
Practices Act," the company said in its 2008 annual report.
A copy of the report is available on its website at:
Last year Shell said a U.S. subsidiary had been "contacted"
by the DoJ about potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt
(Reporting by Tom Bergin, editing by Will Waterman)