The middleman who confessed to paying bribes over trades he helped arrange between Deutsche Bank AG and a Dutch housing firm said he was also getting commission payments from other major lenders, including Barclays Plc, Citigroup Inc., Societe Generale SA and BNP Paribas SA.
Arjan Greeven — who’s at the center of a London lawsuit that turns on what Deutsche Bank knew about the bribes — said the other firms would also pay commissions to his company on trades they carried out for Stichting Vestia.
Until 2010, he paid Marcel De Vries, Vestia’s treasury and control manager, a share of those fees “on all Vestia trades with all of the banks where I was involved in the Vestia/bank relationship,” he said in filings. Greeven and De Vries — who was in charge of Vestia’s derivatives trading — were convicted of bribery in the Netherlands last year. Both are appealing.
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