Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation said in an SEC filing Friday it is conducting an internal investigation whether certain payments relating to facilities in India were made improperly and in possible violation of the FCPA and other applicable laws.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Oracle Corp.
Many of us scratched our head in 2010 when the Oracle FCPA enforcement action came out. We didn’t understand how a company could be prosecuted, even civilly by the SEC for internal controls or book and records violations, without evidence that bribes had been paid.… Continue Reading
Oracle Corporation said Thursday that Sandeep Mathur, managing director of the company’s Indian subsidiary, Oracle India Pvt. Ltd., has quit. But Oracle denied his leaving was linked to recent allegations in the India press of bribery.… Continue Reading
Since August 2012, there has been a lot of discussion in anti-corruption circles about Oracle’s settlement with the SEC, including here. Much of the past discussion has focused on the fact that the SEC charged Oracle with books & records and internal controls FCPA violations without an attendant allegation of bribery.… Continue Reading
Larry Ellison ranked third on Forbes’ list with $41 billion. Last month, his company Oracle paid $2 million to settle civil FCPA charges.… Continue Reading
Oracle Corporation on Thursday agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty to the SEC to settle FCPA charges arising from a slush fund in India used to pay bribes.
The SEC said California-based Oracle ‘failed to prevent a subsidiary from secretly setting aside money off the company’s books that was eventually used to make unauthorized payments to phony vendors in India.’… Continue Reading
According to a report Wednesday in the Wall Street Journal, Oracle has been the subject of a criminal bribery investigation centered on selling practices in Africa. FBI agents and DOJ prosecutors, the report said, have been looking into the allegations for more than a year.… Continue Reading
Sun Microsystems said last week it may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It didn’t reveal where the payments might have occurred or how much the bribes amounted to. But it said the potential offenses, which it has reported to U.S.… Continue Reading