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August 31, 2015

There were many new developments this month in the world of anti-bribery compliance. Read the summaries below and then vote for which one you think is most deserving of the top spot: Bank of New York Mellon to Pay SEC ...

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August 3, 2015

We had many new developments this month in the world of anti-bribery compliance.  Read the summaries below and then vote for which one you think is most deserving of the top spot: DOJ settles with Louis Berger for $17.1 million over ...

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August 3, 2015

This month, Louis Berger International Inc. agreed to pay $17.1 million to the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) to resolve allegations that the Company violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) by making $3.9 million in improper payments to ...

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June 30, 2015

A variety of anti-bribery enforcement activity occurred this month. Gold Fields Ltd. announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) had closed its investigation into the company and would not recommend an enforcement action for possible violations of U.S. ...

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June 1, 2015

This month, BHP Billiton Limited agreed to pay $25 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to resolve allegations that the Company violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) by paying for government officials and employees of ...

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May 8, 2015

Last week’s decision by the Chief Justice of Singapore’s Supreme Court entitled Public Prosecutor v Syed Mostofa Romel is important for shipping companies operating in Singapore. The decision regards bribery charges against a local vessel surveyor who on three occasions solicited ...

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April 30, 2015

Anti-bribery investigations into TeliaSonera AB, Mobile Telesystems OJSC (“MTS”) and VimpelCom Ltd. by multiple countries broadened this month. All three companies allegedly paid bribes to the daughter of the president of Uzbekistan in order to obtain licenses and frequencies for ...

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February 26, 2015

We had many new developments this month in the world of anti-bribery compliance.  Read the summaries below and then vote for which one you think is most deserving of the top spot: Canadian authorities charge SNC Lavalin with paying bribes ...