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Search Results for: label/Misao Hioki

Cartels And Compliance

A post earlier this month reported the sentencing of former Bridgestone manager Misao Hioki to two years in jail and an $80,000 fine for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and conspiring to rig bids. Hioki, a Japanese citizen, became the ninth person from the so-called marine hose cartel to plead guilty to bid-rigging […]

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Japanese Executive Jailed

[…] for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and conspiring to rig bids for the sale of marine hose and other industrial rubber products. Former Bridgestone manager Misao Hioki pleaded guilty to two felony counts filed on Dec. 8, 2008 in U.S. District Court in Houston. He was charged for his role in a conspiracy […]

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Compliance Officer (Bilfinger SE – Mannheim, Germany)

Job Title: Compliance Officer
Company: Bilfinger SE
Location: Mannheim, Germany
 
Tasks 
The Compliance Officer will lead efforts to promote compliance at all levels of Bilfinger and contribute to the continuous improvement of the compliance program and the underlying elements. She/he will support the business to implement and apply compliance-related policies, controls and procedures. The position holder will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and will be part of the global Compliance Leadership Team.

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Marine hose exec extradited from Germany

[…] fine for its role in conspiracies to rig bids and bribe foreign officials in Latin America from 1999 until 2007. And in 2008, former Bridgestone manager Misao Hioki pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the FCPA and rig bids. He was sentenced to two years in jail and fined $80,000. Hioki was one of […]

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Avery Dennison Settles China-Related Violations

Label-maker Avery Dennison Corporation, whose compliance problems in China were described in an LA Times story last January, has resolved civil and administrative charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC filed settled enforcement actions in the United States District Court for the Central District of California charging Avery with violating the FCPA’s […]

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Right Issue, Wrong Side?

[…] oil services company said it has identified potentially corrupt payment practices in Venezuela.This year, Siemens admitted paying $16.7 million in bribes there, and former Bridgestone manager Misao Hioki said he negotiated corrupt payments with Venezuelan officials. Earlier FCPA enforcement actions involving Venezuela were Oil States International, Inc. (2007) and BellSouth Corp. (2002). In an […]

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Advice for companies after conflict minerals ruling

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.

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Walmart’s Move For Mexican Dominance

[…] Bridgestone Corporation paid a $28 million criminal fine last year for its role in conspiracies to rig bids and bribe foreign officials. A former Bridgestone manager, Misao Hioki, was sentenced in 2008 to two years in jail for violating the FCPA and conspiring to rig bids. Siemens was fined €396 million in 2007 by […]

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Bridgestone Pays $28 Million In Bid Rigging and FCPA Case

[…] with antitrust violations in the case. Nine individuals have also been convicted and sentenced to prison. The only other FCPA count in the case was against Misao Hioki, a Japanese citizen who was the  general manager of Bridgestone’s international engineered products department. He was sentenced to two years in prison in 2008 after pleading […]

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