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Posts Tagged: Investigations

Microsoft confirms DOJ, SEC investigations

Microsoft Corporation on Tuesday responded to a Wall Street Journal report that the DOJ and SEC are investigating a whistleblower complaint about alleged bribes by business partners to officials in Italy, Romania, and China.… Continue Reading

Wal-Mart probe hits Kimco Realty

The biggest operator of shopping malls in the United States said it received a subpoena from the SEC in connection with the ongoing FCPA investigation of Wal-Mart.

Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM), a real estate investment trust, is headquartered in New Hyde Park, New York.… 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

Feds launch investigation of Net 1

South Africa-based Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. said in an SEC filing that U.S. enforcement agencies are investigating possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Payments to South African government officials to win a contract with the Social Security Agency are the focus of the investigation launched by the SEC, DOJ and FBI.… Continue Reading

Successor liability hounds Dialogic

In June 2010, a California-based VOiP company called Veraz Networks, Inc. paid $300,000 to settle SEC charges that it violated the FCPA’s books and records and internal controls provisions by making illegal payments to foreign officials in China and Vietnam.… Continue Reading

Avon keeps no secrets from the feds

In its disclosure yesterday, Avon provided a glimpse into what it means to be cooperating with the DOJ and SEC.

Avon is deep into a huge global investigation about FCPA compliance that so far has cost the company more than $280 million.… Continue Reading

Barclays FCPA disclosure

Here’s the full FCPA disclosure by Barclays PLC from its Interim Management Statement filed with the London Stock Exchange on October 31:

Subsequent to reporting the investigations of the Financial Services Authority and Serious Fraud Office in July and August 2012 respectively, Barclays has been informed by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that they are undertaking an investigation into whether the Group’s relationships with third parties who assist Barclays to win or retain business are compliant with the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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