Oil field services giant Halliburton said this week its internal investigations into potential FCPA and conflict violations in Angola and Iraq are continuing, and the company is reporting all results to the DOJ and SEC.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: KBR
Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.… Continue Reading
On his great Conflict of Interest Blog, Jeff Kaplan posted the ten biggest U.S. corporate criminal fines of all time.
They add up to more than $6.75 billion.
What’s striking, Jeff says, ‘is that fully half of the ten largest federal corporate criminal fines in history were imposed or agreed to in 2012.’… Continue Reading
Here’s a note from a correspondent in France:
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Dear FCPA Blog,
You probably have already noticed through ethiXbase that today [November 19] begins the French trial of Jeffrey Tesler.
Tesler’s lawyers will ask to postpone the trial because he is currently in jail in the United States and would like to be at the hearing.
The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.
Taking a page from our top ten list, Wayne said:
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The companies that have reached the biggest settlements under the law, known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, include Siemens, the German engineering giant; Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles; Alcatel-Lucent, the French telecommunications company; and the JGC Corporation, a Japanese consulting company.
The one-time middleman for KBR and its partners stood before Judge Keith P. Ellison in a Houston courtroom in February. Jeffrey Tesler faced up to ten years in prison.
Judge Ellison sentenced him to twenty-one months in the Federal Correctional Institution in Fort Dix, New Jersey.… Continue Reading
A newspaper in Britain won the right last week to see documents filed in the U.K. extradition hearings of Jeffrey Tesler and Wojciech Chodan.