An investigation by Canada’s The Globe and Mail and CBC News has uncovered more dirt on troubled engineering giant, SNC-Lavalin. The investigation uncovered secret accounting codes that had been used for years to indicate bribes for contracts in Asia and Africa.… Continue Reading
Mexico’s state oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal court last week against Siemens and South Korea’s SK Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. to recover about $160 million in damages caused by their bribery.… Continue Reading
The Chinese internet’s “human flesh searches” intended to name and shame misbehaving officials have developed a new wrinkle.
Netizens are studying young officials’ faces for family resemblances that may explain how they got promoted to plum positions so quickly.… Continue Reading
We saw in yesterday’s post that awarding restitution to the governments whose employees accepted (or solicited) the bribes doesn’t quite work.
But can’t we think of a workaround? Can we somehow bypass the government?… Continue Reading
One of the defendants in the failed Africa sting FCPA prosecution was Mark Morales. He worked for a military ordnance maker that was part of the Allied Defense Group.
I’ve argued in this series (see links to the prior posts below) and in this paper that FCPA enforcement should benefit the victims of bribery — namely, the citizens of the countries in which the bribery occurs.… Continue Reading
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According to online allegations, Tao Mingzhe, deputy director of Shenzhen (Guangdong Province) People’s Hospital’s anesthesiology department, took bribes worth millions of dollars from drug and medical device companies, and has two mistresses.… Continue Reading