Internal Investigation into Oil-For-Food Abuses Uncovered Widespread Bribery York International Corporation has reached a settlement with U.S. prosecutors of numerous violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — relating to bribes paid under the United Nations oil-for-food program and kickbacks for other government contract work in Bahrain, Egypt, India, Turkey, the United Arab […]
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The International Criminal Court in the Hague hasn’t been used against kleptocrats. The Rome Statute that created the court extends to “crimes against humanity” but no one knows if that includes graft.
Mark Pieth, Professor of Criminal Law at Basel University, Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business TransactionsOn December 4, 2013, The George Washington University Law School will host a tribute to Mark Pieth for his 25 years serving as Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business […]
[…] foreign governments. In its December press release announcing the General Cable Corporation settlement, the DOJ also drew attention to its cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation International Corruption Squads. If you’re wondering what these International Corruption Squads are working on, you’re not alone. The DOJ’s General Cable press release noted: “In 2015, International […]
Commerzbank AG agreed to pay $1.45 billion for doing business with Iran and other sanctioned countries and its failure to have adequate money laundering controls, the DOJ and New York financial regulator said Thursday.
[…] for violating the U.N. regulations or U.S. law, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Among them are ABB, AB Volvo, Flowserve, Akzo Nobel, Chevron, Siemens, Ingersoll-Rand, York International, Oscar Wyatt, El Paso and Textron. There’s no private right of action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. So Iraq’s claims are based on the Racketeer […]
There are many factors that make international trade particularly vulnerable to corruption. This begs the question of what has been done to fight corruption, particularly by international organizations like the World Trade Organization (WTO), whose role is regulating international trade.
Job Title: International Compliance Specialist Employer: BAE Systems Inc. Primary Location: Arlington, Virginia USA Job Description: BAE Systems has a job opening for an International Compliance Specialist in Arlington, VA. The International Compliance Specialist (ICS) will work with the International Compliance team attorneys to administer the Company’s due diligence procedures for the appointment of international […]