In Wolfburg, Germany, at the global headquarters of the world’s largest automaker, there was little concern among VW’s engineers that they were doing anything unethical or illegal when they created “cheating” software for emissions tests.
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TechnipFMC plc, an oil and gas services company headquartered in London, agreed Tuesday to pay criminal penalties of $296 million to resolve violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act in Brazil and Iraq.
Following the participation of the European Investment Bank (EIB), represented by the Inspector General, Jan Willem van der Kaaij, in the 2018 International Anti-Corruption Conference, which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark in October 2018, the EIB has since adopted and published an Anti-Corruption Statement.
The human rights and environmental risks that taint the supply chain of gold and other mining commodities will be no surprise to anyone who reads the newspapers. North Mara gold mine in Tanzania made headlines just last week after an investigation into mass murder and rape of local villagers and deadly contamination from a leaking tailings dam.
In the context of the Trump Administration’s “maximal pressure” approach to the U.S. sanctions against Iran, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued on May 3, 2019 its Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments or OFAC Guidelines.
The chairman and CEO of an investment firm and a member of the firm’s board of directors were found guilty by a federal jury in Boston Thursday for their role in a scheme to bribe Haitian officials to secure approval for an $84 million construction project.
Walmart Inc. agreed Thursday to pay the DOJ and SEC $282 million to settle allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices by paying an intermediary in Brazil for help obtaining construction permits and having weak anti-corruption internal controls in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico.
Former Interpol head Meng Hongwei (Image courtesy of Weibo)The first Chinese citizen to head Interpol pleaded guilty in a court in China Thursday to taking $2 million in bribes.