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
Swedish telecom giant Ericsson said Wednesday it reserved around $1.2 billion to resolve an expected FCPA enforcement action by the DOJ and SEC.
The Stockholm-based LM Ericsson Telephone Company said it was cooperating with the DOJ and SEC regarding possible FCPA violations in China, Djibouti, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.… Continue Reading
The World Bank announced the debarments of Indonesian, Chinese, and Spanish companies Wednesday in three unrelated actions.
PT. Suburo Jayana Indah Corp. (Sujainco) was debarred for two years for “fraud and collusion” on the World Bank funded Water Resources and Irrigation Sector Management Program (Phase II) project in Indonesia. … Continue Reading
In Uber’s first-ever SEC filing last week, it disclosed a two-year old FCPA investigation in five countries, including Indonesia and Malaysia. What might have gone wrong in those countries? Here are some clues.… Continue Reading
Uber Technologies, Inc. said Thursday the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating possible FCPA violations related to its activity in Asia.
According to Uber’s S-1 filing, the DOJ is investigating potential bribes in countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, and India. … Continue Reading
United Technologies Corporation agreed Wednesday to pay the SEC $13.9 million to resolve charges that it violated the FCPA by making illicit payments in its elevator and aircraft engine businesses.
United Technologies subsidiary Otis Elevator Co.… Continue Reading
The $250 million super yacht once belonging to 1MDB fugitive Low Taek Jho docked in Malaysia Tuesday.
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak was charged Wednesday with three counts of money laundering tied to the looting of billions of dollars from a government sovereign wealth fund.
Police in Malaysia said Najib stole about $10 million from a unit of 1MDB called SRC International.… Continue Reading
A dozen private-practice lawyers in Tokyo, including partners from the top firms, are helping Japanese companies comply with anti-bribery laws by publishing guidance and working with foreign enforcement agencies on behalf of the companies.… Continue Reading
Prosecutors in Tokyo used a plea bargain to resolve an overseas bribery case with a power plant maker under a new law adopted in June, according to a report from Japan.… Continue Reading