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Search Results for: label/Alcoa – Page 3

Another Alba-Related Investigation

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday (here) that the Justice Department is “investigating payments that Bahraini prosecutors allege were made by units of Japanese commodities-trading giant Sojitz Group to employees of an aluminum producer in Bahrain.” The story says $8.7 million in alleged bribes to employees at Aluminum Bahrain BSC, or Alba, were paid into […]

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To Readers, Leaders, and Hosts

Georgetown Law: Eric E. Hotung International Law BuildingThanks to those who helped with our post Where The Money Is. One reader mentioned two more pending investigations likely to result in big-money enforcement actions: Panalpina and Alcoa. Panalpina’s compliance problems have been in the news for nearly three years, and Alcoa’s for two. Settlements soon? Could […]

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Enforcement Report for Q1 ’14

It was a busy three months for FCPA and related enforcement. Alcoa and a subsidiary landed 5th on the FCPA top ten list with a $384 million settlement. And Japan’s Marubeni made the enforcement report for the second time in just over two years.

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Parental controls: Anti-corruption compliance programs for joint ventures, subsidiaries and franchisees (Part 8)

Over the course of the prior posts in this series, we examined various approaches to what we call “parental controls,” meaning compliance measures aimed at joint ventures and other affiliated entities that a company might employ. In this final post, we will review a few FCPA prosecutions to issue a note of caution.

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Unfinished Business

We don’t know how many of the 50 or so disclosed and pending Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations will be resolved this year. But here are some we’re watching: Alcoa. In February 2008, government-owned Aluminum Bahrain BSC (Alba) accused its long-time U.S. supplier of overcharging for raw materials during a 15-year period, and using some […]

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