Four former executives of BizJet International Sales and Support Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG, were charged in a criminal indictment unsealed Friday for their alleged participation in a scheme to pay bribes to government officials in Latin America.… Continue Reading
Company: Dun & Bradstreet
Location: New York, NY
Job Scope: The Compliance Business Development Sales Consultant (can be based in any major hub in the US) will work to identify and pursue opportunities that enable the company to expand our presence in the regulatory compliance space with risk management and compliance solutions.… Continue Reading
In Nanjing city (Jiangsu Province), eight public vehicles were reportedly used to drive public officials to worship the dead on China’s Tomb Sweeping Day. The driver of Nanjing Commission Office for Public Security Reform was suspended from duty for one month and fined $80 for misusing the organization’s vehicle.… Continue Reading
The former hedge fund executive who pleaded guilty nine years ago to conspiracy to violate the FCPA was sentenced Wednesday to time he aleady served in jail.
While the federal suspension and debarment (S/D) regime can always be improved, the consolidation of all civilian agencies is neither an appropriate nor effective solution. … Continue Reading
China’s national database of bribery offenders was put to good use in its first year, according to new statistics from the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP).
In February 2013 alone, procuratorates across the country processed 31,183 inquiries involving 47,286 entities and 56,645 individuals, the SPP said.… Continue Reading
This is Part II of a three-part series on the SUSPEND Act. Part I is available here.
As we discussed in Part I, the SUSPEND Act mandates repealing all civilian agencies’ suspension and debarment (S/D) authority, and replacing the independent programs with a single Board of Civilian Suspension and Debarment.… Continue Reading
The University of Richmond School of Law has launched its new Online Anti-Bribery Research Guide, available here.
This resource, which is completely free, is intended to be of use to practitioners and scholars alike from around the world.… Continue Reading
Company Involved: SNC-Lavalin
Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction
Officials Involved: Riaz Ahmed Jaber, former executive engineer of the Roads and Highways Department; Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, former secretary to the Bridges Division; Kazi Mohammad Ferdous, superintendent engineer of Bangladesh Bridges Authority
Enforcement Action: Investigation
Summary: Riaz Ahmed Jaber, Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan and Kazi Mohammad Ferdous are being investigated in connection with a corruption scandal concerning the Padma Bridge project.… Continue Reading
In recent years, suspension and debarment (S/D) programs in some federal agencies have been under pressure from the Executive Branch and Congress to increase their actions (see here, here and here).… Continue Reading