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Posts Tagged: Saipem

Finmeccanica chief arrested for India bribes

Giuseppe Orsi, chairman and CEO of Finmeccanica (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)The head of Italian defense firm Finmeccanica SpA was arrested Tuesday by Italian police on allegations that he bribed Indian officials to win sales of helicopters.… Continue Reading

Saipem CEO out in corruption probe

Italian oil and gas drilling contractor Saipem SpA confirmed that it is under investigation for corruption by Italian authorities for alleged payments in Algeria.

Saipem’s board said Wednesday the payments allegedly relate to conduct that occurred before 2009.… Continue Reading

Technip’s €245 Million FCPA Charge

French company Technip said on Friday in its fourth quarter earnings release that it has reserved €245 million for an exceptional charge related to a potential settlement of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses with the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission for its role in the TSKJ Nigeria joint venture.… Continue Reading

Halliburton May Face U.K. Charges

Halliburton disclosed Friday in its latest SEC filing that the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) may bring civil claims or criminal charges against it under various British laws. In February this year, Halliburton and its former subsidiary, Kellogg Brown & Root LLC, admitted paying Nigerian officials at least $182 million in bribes for contracts awarded between 1995 and 2004 to build liquefied natural gas facilities on Bonny Island, Nigeria.… Continue Reading

KBR’s U.K. Middlemen Indicted

Two U.K. citizens who allegedly helped Houston-based Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) bribe Nigerian officials have been indicted for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Jeffrey Tesler, 60, of London, England, and Wojciech Chodan, 71, of Maidenhead, England, were indicted on Feb.… Continue Reading

KBR Nears Final Plea Deal

A criminal information filed in federal court in Houston on Friday shows that Kellogg, Brown & Root LLC, the Houston-based global engineering and construction firm that was once part of Halliburton, will plead guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.… Continue Reading

Ex-KBR Boss Pleads Guilty

The Justice Department said today that Albert “Jack” Stanley, 65, a former chairman and CEO of KBR, the global engineering and construction firm based in Houston, pleaded guilty to a two-count criminal information charging him with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.… Continue Reading