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Posts Tagged: Argentina

Peruvian Family Business

Peru’s President Ollanta Humala (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Peruvian President Ollanta Humala’s brother, Alexis, is being investigated over irregularities related to his partnership in Krasny del Peru SL, a pharmaceuticals company that won more than 500 million soles ($191 million) of government contracts.… Continue Reading

Former Agentine President On Trial For Graft

Photo courtesy of Biografías y VidasIn Argentina this week, the first-ever trial of a former president opened, fascinating the public and lifting the profile of the fight against corruption across Latin America.… Continue Reading

‘Unlocking Democracy And Development’

Julie Fisher Melton’s upcoming book Importing Democracy (Kettering Foundation) studies how so-called “democratization NGOs” work to change political culture in South Africa, Argentina, and Tajikistan.

The NGOs profiled in the book nurture democratic values by engaging in projects such as setting up local radio stations and talking to police about human rights.… Continue Reading

Biomet Pays $22.8 Million To Settle Bribe Charges

Biomet Inc. today became the latest medical device maker to settle FCPA offenses.

The Warsaw, Indiana company will pay a criminal fine of $17.3 million in its settlement with the DOJ, and $5.5 million in disgorgement of profits and pre-judgment interest to the SEC.… Continue Reading

Avon Discloses SEC Investigation

Avon Products confirmed Thursday that the SEC has issued a formal order of investigation into possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Avon’s disclosure appeared in its quarterly report filed with the SEC.… Continue Reading

Ball Corporation Resolves SEC Charges

On March 24, Colorado-based Ball Corporation paid a $300,000 penalty to settle civil FCPA books and records and internal control charges brought by the the SEC.

Ball, a manufacturer of metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products, paid $106,000 in bribes through its Argentine subsidiary Formametal, S.A.… Continue Reading