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Posts Tagged: Corporate Investigations List

Wal-Mart uncertain about size of ‘probable’ FCPA loss

Wal-Mart said in its annual report filed with the SEC Tuesday that because of uncertain outcomes of U.S. and foreign government bribery investigations and civil suits filed by shareholders, it ‘can provide no assurance that these matters will not be material’ to its business in the future.… Continue Reading

Wall Street Journal reports internal investigation after China allegations

The Wall Street Journal, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., said it investigated allegations of bribery in China by its employees.

‘The Justice Department last year opened an investigation into allegations that employees at The Wall Street Journal’s China news bureau bribed Chinese officials for information for news articles,’ according to a report published Sunday by the paper.… Continue Reading

Embraer expands investigation

The world’s third largest commercial aircraft manufacturer said its FCPA investigation has expanded to two more countries.

In 2010, Brazil-based Embraer S.A. disclosed an investigation focused on three countries.

Last week, Embraer said the investigation is still in its early stages and it’s too early for the company to know or talk about what might happen.… Continue Reading

Las Vegas Sands reports ‘likely violations’

Gaming giant Las Vegas Sands said in an SEC filing last week that an internal investigation found possible FCPA violations.

The company said the likely violations were of the books and records and internal controls provisions of the FCPA, not the antibribery provisions.… Continue Reading

Year’s first FCPA enforcement action flies under the radar

In what is thought to be the first FCPA-related enforcement action ever taken against a China-based company, the SEC entered into a joint settlement yesterday with Keyuan Petrochemicals Inc. and its former CFO, Aichun Li, over alleged violations of the books and records and internal controls provisions of the FCPA, and anti-fraud and reporting provisions of other federal securities laws.… Continue Reading

Declination for 3M

In its annual report filed with the SEC on February 14, Minnesota-based 3M Company said the DOJ and SEC won’t bring an FCPA enforcement action following an internal investigation into allegations of bid rigging and bribery by a subsidiary in Turkey.… Continue Reading

Goodyear’s Africa probe leads to changes

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company said last week it has taken remedial measures after an internal investigation into improper payments in Kenya and Angola. 

The Kenya probe was triggered by an anonymous complaint via the company’s ethics hotline.… Continue Reading

Lanny Breuer said to be leaving DOJ soon

Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General for the DOJ’s Criminal DivisionLanny Breuer, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, is reported to be preparing his exit.

As the Assistant Attorney General for the criminal division since 2009, Breuer led the 600 DOJ lawyers who prosecute federal criminal cases across the country.… Continue Reading