Daily Archives: January 31, 2020, 1:27 pm

Airbus pays $4 billion to settle global bribery and trade offenses | The FCPA Blog

Airbus SE paid $4 billion (€3.6 billion) to settle global bribery and trade charges with French, UK, and U.S. authorities Friday after an eight-year investigation triggered by a British whistleblower. Airbus paid French national prosecutor Parquet National Financier (PNF) about €2.1 billion ($2.3 billion). It’s the biggest anti-bribery enforcement action by French authorities. via Airbus pays $4 billion to settle…

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Companies Fixing More Errors by Revisions Than Restatements

Companies have increasingly corrected accounting mistakes through revisions as the volume of restatements plummeted over the past decade. The informal corrections allow companies to avoid the fanfare of a full restatement with the requisite press releases and SEC filings—possibly masking a broader problem for investors. One study found that almost half of revisions had an arguably material impact on a…

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