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Search Results for: label/BAE Systems – Page 2

BAE Bribe Suit Tossed On Appeal

A federal appeals court last week affirmed the dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit against some current and former directors and executives of BAE Systems PLC. The suit was filed in 2007 by the City of Harper Woods (Michigan) Employees’ Retirement System. The complaint alleged payment of more than $2 billion […]

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The Briefing Book

The President Elect and his transition team aren’t spending hours each day pondering the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. But there is one FCPA matter that should be on their radar — the investigation of BAE Systems. Why? Because that case — whatever the outcome — is a chance for the United States to demonstrate its […]

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BAE To Reform Its Compliance — Later

In May this year, after the Department of Justice briefly held and searched BAE’s ceo and a director in separate U.S. airports, we asked if stonewalling the U.S. government in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation ever makes sense. We posed the question because BAE appeared to be doing just that — thumbing its nose […]

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How BAE Got Caught

[…] what Rob Evans had to say:
. . . My experience of working with David Leigh on the Guardian investigation that led to the exposure of the BAE Systems scandal in the United Kingdom is illustrative of the challenges that journalists face in investigating corruption. The articles we wrote prompted the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) […]

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SFO To Request Prosecution Of BAE

The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office announced today that it intends to seek the Attorney General’s consent to prosecute BAE Systems for offenses relating to overseas corruption. The agency said it will submit its request to the Attorney General “when the SFO considers it is ready to proceed.” The SFO’s statement (available here) said its […]

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Sundar Narayanan on corruption: Let’s consider the role of belief systems

[…] current problems are caused at a more fundamental level by a mixture of interlocked beliefs. 
Centuries of being ruled and decades of exploring democracy have infested certain belief systems in the country. Any attempt to address the menace of corruption requires a closer look at the role of the belief systems. Value systems, religious […]

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Did EU Rules Ruin BAE’s Settlement?

The British press in September reported (here) that BAE Systems — the U.K.’s biggest defense contractor — had been given until the end of the month by the Serious Fraud Office to settle bribery charges related to sales in Africa and Eastern Europe or face prosecution. When the deadline passed with no […]

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