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Petrobras: Clarifications regarding a lawsuit in the Netherlands
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Petrobras informs that its subsidiaries Petrobras International Braspetro B.V. and Petrobras Global Finance B.V. were mentioned in a legal action filed by Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation, in the Court of Rotterdam, in Netherlands.
Petrobras has not been summoned to present its defense, but informs that it will take all necessary measures to protect its investors and own interests.
The public authorities in charge of the Lava Jato investigation and the Brazilian Supreme Court have acknowledged that Petrobras is a victim of the facts reveled by this investigation. As a result, the Company has already received approximately R$ 660 million recovered by the Brazilian authorities from the companies and individuals involved in the illegal acts that harmed Petrobras.