AB Volvo today entered into a consent agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in Iraq caused by two subsidiaries under the U.N. Oil for Food Program. The settlements include financial penalties, disgorgement and interest […]
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[…] blog editor since Peter Henning placed himself on well-deserved blog editor emeritus status — discusses some of the obligations imposed by the Department of Justice on AB Volvo and its two subsidiaries in their deferred prosecution agreement here. Those companies recently resolved Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations that arose under the U.N. Oil […]
[…] S.p.A., No. 08-cr-00378 (D.D.C. 2008); U.S. v. Iveco S.p.A., No. 08-cr-00377 (D.D.C. 2008); U.S. Sec. & Exch. Comm’n v. Fiat S.p.A., No. 08-cv-02211 (D.D.C. 2008) (here)
U.S. v. Volvo Constr. Equip., AB, No. 08-cr-00069 (D.D.C. 2008); U.S. v. Renault Trucks SAS, No. 08-cr-00068 (D.D.C. 2008); U.S. Sec. & Exch. Comm’n v. AB Volvo, No. 08-cv-00473 […]
[…] appear to have 15 enforcement actions so far this year. If you don’t include indictments, you have 8.
6 Corporate Settlements• Willbros Group (May)• AGA Medical Corp.(May)• AB Volvo (Mar.)• Flowserve Corp. (Feb.)• Faro Technologies (Jun.)• WABTEC (Feb.)
2 Individual Pleas• Jack Stanley (Sep.)• Martin Self (May
7 Indictments• Gerald Green (Superceding) (Oct.); (Initial) (Jan.)• Patricia Green […]
[…] Textron Inc., David Brown Guinard Pumps S.A.S., David Brown Transmissions France S.A., Renault Trucks SAS, ABB Near East Trading Ltd., Renault Agriculture & Sonalika International, Renault V.I, Volvo Construction Equiptment AB, The Weir Group, Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr, Vitol S.A., Woodhouse International, York Air Conditioning and Refrigeration FZE, and ABB Solyvent-Ventec.
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Tungsten, courtesy of Enough Project via YouTubeAn appellate court Monday struck down part of the conflict-minerals rule, leaving SEC-reporting companies wondering what disclosures to include in their conflict minerals reports due on May 31.
The last time it happened, North America was still deep in winter. On February 22nd, Flowserve agreed to appoint a monitor under a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice. Since then, just one corporate FCPA case is known to have settled. AB Volvo’s agreement with the DOJ was announced on March 22nd. But […]
[…] profits than the total amount in bribes a company allegedly paid. See, for example: Siemens AG ($350 million in disgorgement / $1.4 billion in improper payments); AB Volvo ($7.3 million in disgorgement / $8.59 million in improper payments); El Paso Corp. ($482,363 in disgorgement / $5.48 million in improper payments); and Panalpina World Transport […]