In a statement Friday about its recent $1 billion FCPA resolution, Swedish telecom Ericsson made some frank admissions about its bad actors, and provided rare insight into what simultaneous FCPA negotiations with the DOJ and SEC are like.… Continue Reading
Swedish telecom Ericsson agreed Friday to pay the DOJ and SEC over $1 billion in one of the biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions ever.… Continue Reading
A former Alstom SA executive who carried a UK passport, worked in France, and said he never set foot in the United States, was convicted Friday by a federal jury on 11 of 12 counts for his part in a scheme to bribe government officials in Indonesia.… Continue Reading
General Cable Corporation will pay the DOJ and SEC $75.75 million to resolve FCPA violations in Angola, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, and Thailand.
Between 2002 and 2013, General Cable subsidiaries paid $13 million to third-party agents and distributors.… Continue Reading
The World Bank Group Tuesday debarred AC Boilers SpA and two affiliates for nine months for violating integrity guidelines during bids in Egypt.
An investigation by the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency revealed that AC Boilers “recklessly failed to disclose” the identities and payment amounts of two local agents when bidding for a World Bank-financed contract under Egypt’s El Tebbin Power Project.… Continue Reading
Sometimes your supply chain will deliver an old-fashioned, pre-database, non-FCPA related integrity issue: the old bait and switch.
Target Corporation has severed business ties with Indian textile manufacturer Welspun India (NSE:WELSPUNIND) after it accused the company of substituting cheaper cotton for higher quality Egyptian cotton.… Continue Reading
The UK Serious Fraud Office charged another individual Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into Alstom.
Terence Stuart Watson, the Alstom Country President for the UK and Managing Director of Alstom Transport UK and Ireland, was charged with violating section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 and with conspiracy to corrupt contrary to section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 197.… Continue Reading
Location: Alexandria, Egypt
The Project Compliance Officer is responsible for administering the Bechtel Ethics and Compliance Program for company employees working on the West Nile Delta project in Egypt, a major onshore gas terminal project.… Continue Reading
Kentucky-based General Cable Corporation said it added $4 million to its reserve and has now set aside $28 million that’s “probable to be disgorged” to the SEC in a possible settlement of FCPA offenses.… Continue Reading
The Egmont Group — Financial Intelligence Units from 151 jurisdictions, with 19 other observer organizations — issued its latest Communiqué from its meeting in Monaco last week, targeting terrorist financing.
The Egmont Group, founded in 1995, is used by enforcement agencies to share information and help each other develop evidence to prosecute financial crimes, such as money laundering, tax evasion, and graft.… Continue Reading
A British man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to take bribes in connection with purchasing decisions for energy and infrastructure projects in Egypt, Russia, and Singapore.… Continue Reading