The self destruction of Johnny Manziel in public is sad and has been difficult to watch. He’s been given every opportunity to succeed, along with the tools to deal with his inner demons that seem to bedevil him right up to the present.… Continue Reading
The DOJ’s charges against Vincente Garcia, the former SAP regional director and head of SAP’s Premier Client Network for Latin America, are filled with advisors, consultants, agents, and channel partners. In the e-mails, they refer to one another as friends and associates, and they talk about their connection with a public official, who at the end of a long transactional road will “owe us a big one.”… Continue Reading
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that software maker SAP SE agreed to pay nearly $3.9 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying bribes to win business in Panama.… Continue Reading
A former regional director of enterprise software firm SAP International Inc. was sentenced to prison Wednesday for bribing officials in Panama to win government technology contracts.
Vicente Eduardo Garcia, 65, of Miami, was ordered to serve 22 months when he appeared before federal judge Charles Breyer in Northern California.… Continue Reading
One of the more interesting facets of the recent Vicente Eduardo Garcia Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) criminal enforcement action was the involvement in the investigation of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation.… Continue Reading
The story of Vicente Garcia, SAP’s former head of sales for Latin America, reminded me of one of the darkest periods in my life — the time before sentencing.
A former regional director of SAP International Inc. pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing Panamanian officials to win government technology contracts for SAP.… Continue Reading