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Posts Tagged: Argentina

IBM discloses broad new DOJ investigation

IBM said in an SEC filing this week that the DOJ has opened an FCPA investigation into transactions in Poland, Argentina, Bangladesh, and Ukraine. ‘The DOJ is also seeking information regarding the company’s global FCPA compliance program and its public sector business,’ IBM said.… Continue Reading

Sharef of Siemens settles with SEC

Uriel Sharef, a former officer and board member of Siemens AG, settled civil FCPA charges with the SEC Tuesday.

He agreed to pay a $275,000 civil penalty, the second highest penalty assessed against an individual in an FCPA case, the SEC said.… Continue Reading

SEC asks Tesco about FCPA, use of agents

Oil and gas services firm Tesco Corporation said this week the SEC asked it to ‘preserve and retain’ documents related to FCPA compliance and its use of commercial agents in an undisclosed country.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Boskalis

Country: Argentina

Company Involved: Boskalis

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction

Official Involved: Former Argentina deputy foreign minister Roberto Garcia Moritan; Francisco Bustillo, Uruguay’s ambassador to Argentina

Enforcement Action: Investigation

Summary: A federal judge reopened the case against Roberto Garcia Moritan and Boskalis sales manager Sergio Cetera.… Continue Reading

SEC has no jurisdiction over me, Steffen says

A German citizen who once ran Siemens’ subsidiary in Argentina said in a court filing last week that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has no jurisdiction over him and its civil complaint should be dismissed.… Continue Reading

From Siemens 8, Sharef settles with SEC, Steffen fights

A former Siemens executive charged by the SEC with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has reached agreement in principle to settle his case.

Ariel Sharef and the SEC are preparing settlement documents, the SEC told a federal judge in New York City last week.… Continue Reading