A few years later, Kevin Abikoff was providing legal advice to the shady company.
It hasn't been a good few days for HSBC.
The report named several Iraqi officials, including former oil minister Hussein al-Shahristani who it alleged had accepted millions of dollars in bribes.
Unaoil relied on both banks as it cut deals with corrupt regimes.
The headquarters of the Monaco-based oil company Unaoil and the homes of its executives have been raided by police in the
An Australian media company partnered with The Huffington Post on a six-month investigation that began with a source's unusual request.