In its Form 10-K filed this month, pharma Bristol-Myers Squibb said an FCPA investigation started by the SEC seven years ago that focused on operations in Germany has expanded to include other countries.… Continue Reading
So-called “smiling official” Yang Dacai (pictured), former chief of Shaanxi Province’s WorkSafety Administration, has been expelled from the Communist Party, according to state media. His case has reportedly been transferred to judicial authorities.… Continue Reading
Title: Risk Management & Compliance (RMC) Manager
Company: Robert Walters
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Job Scope: Our client is a very well-known brand in FMCG industry. In order to support our challenging Finance agenda, they are looking for qualified candidates for the position of Risk Management & Compliance (RMC) Manager.… Continue Reading
Indiana-based pharma Eli Lilly said Thursday that although it paid $29.4 million to settle FCPA offenses with the SEC, it believes the DOJ’s longstanding investigation is still open.
The SEC charged Lilly in December last year with bribing government officials in Russia, Brazil, China, and Poland.… Continue Reading
Houston-based KBR said in an SEC filing this week that its compliance monitor ‘has certified that KBR’s current anti-corruption compliance program is appropriately designed and implemented to ensure compliance with the FCPA and other applicable anti-corruption laws.’… Continue Reading
Company Involved: Boskalis
Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction
Official Involved: Former Argentina deputy foreign minister Roberto Garcia Moritan; Francisco Bustillo, Uruguay’s ambassador to Argentina
Enforcement Action: Investigation
Summary: A federal judge reopened the case against Roberto Garcia Moritan and Boskalis sales manager Sergio Cetera.… Continue Reading
Oil services firm Nabors Industries Ltd. said Wednesday the DOJ won’t bring an FCPA enforcement action after an investigation first launched more than five years ago.
Last week I had the pleasure of attending Global Financial Integrity’s panel discussion and book launch for Laurence Cockcroft’s Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World.
The panel, which included my professor at Georgetown, Lester Myers, Michael Hershman of the Fairfax Group, Raymond Baker of GFI and Mr.… Continue Reading