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Search Results for: label/BAE Systems – Page 3

The Woolf Report Tells No Tales

The message in our inbox yesterday said: You may find this interesting if you haven’t seen it already. It’s the Woolf Committee Report on BAE — released this morning. It’s breathtaking in the extent to which they have focused stubbornly on the future and avoided a meaningful review of past conduct. I know that was […]

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British High Court Slams Decision To Drop BAE Investigation

[…] that the British High Court has ruled in scathing language that the decision by the Serious Fraud Office to drop an investigation into bribery allegations involving BAE Systems and Saudi Prince Bandar was improper. The court said it will issue orders for further action later. For anyone new to this story, British defense contractor […]

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BAE And Prince Bandar Stay In The News

[…] the U.S. pending resolution of a class-action lawsuit. “The suit filed last September by a tiny Michigan city retirement system accuses current and former directors of BAE Systems PLC, a giant British defense company, of breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with $2 billion or more in alleged illegal bribes paid to Bandar in […]

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U.S. Prosecutors Detain And Search BAE Leaders

The Justice Department escalated its politically explosive investigation into BAE Systems’ role in the $2 billion bribery scandal involving alleged illegal payments to former Saudi ambassador to the United States, Prince Bandar bin-Sultan, in return for the sale of jet fighters to the Saudi government. BAE confirmed today that chief executive Mike Turner and […]

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Dear BAE And Prince Bandar: You’re Boring

[…] according to the LA Times’ story. BAE, meanwhile, seems to be heading in another direction from the Prince. Its statement quoted in the LA Times said: “BAE Systems’ view is that the interests of the company as well as of all its stakeholders, including the general public, are best served by allowing these investigations […]

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Former BAE Agent Charged For Bribes

[…] from the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Austria. The bribes were intended to secure contracts from those governments for the sale of SAAB/Gripen fighter jets marketed by BAe Systems plc. David Leigh and Rob Evans, the investigative journalists from the Guardian who first reported BAE’s alleged corrupt selling practices nearly five years ago, said Friday […]

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Will The Local Law Defense Help BAE?

BAE Systems is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice for possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It allegedly paid £1 billion to Saudi Prince Bandar in return for his helping BAE sell 72 Typhoon jet fighters to Saudi Arabia. Prince Bandar may have moved a lot of the money through […]

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The U.S. Is Gathering Evidence Against BAE

[…] — including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — were broken. But questions persist about the £1 billion payment earlier this year by U.K. defense giant BAE Systems to Prince Bandar, the former Saudi ambassador to the U.S., for brokering his country’s purchase of 72 Typhoon jet fighters. The November 26, 2007 online edition […]

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The Highest Roller In Town

Does it ever pay to stonewall the Department of Justice in an FCPA investigation? We’re asking because of an item that ran in the May 21st edition of the U.K. Times Online (available here). It described the DOJ’s detention of BAE‘s ceo and a director as they travelled separately through the Houston and Newark airports […]

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