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By Securities Docket on January 31, 2017, 1:09 pm
The Justice Department instructed its prosecutors in 2015 to focus more on charging individuals in corporate criminal investigations, but only charged one person in connection with 11 corporate foreign bribery cases brought in 2016, a new report from the law firm Jones Day points out. via 2016 A Record Year for Bribery Cases Against Companies […]
By Securities Docket on July 13, 2016, 4:20 pm
The UK Serious Fraud Office Wednesday charged logistics and freight operations company F.H. Bertling Ltd and seven individuals with bribing an agent of the Angolan state oil company, Sonangol. The defendants face one count of making corrupt payments contrary to Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906. via SFO charges logistics firm and […]
By Securities Docket on December 27, 2014, 9:48 am
Alstom SA executives won several billions of dollars worth of business in Saudi Arabia a decade ago by making at least $49 million in illegal payments in part through middlemen the company called “Mr. Paris” and “Quiet Man.” The bribes were among those the French power company made in five countries over more than 10 […]
By Securities Docket on December 10, 2014, 9:21 am
I was on a panel at a law firm event last week during which I was asked to make some predictions for 2015. Among other things, I said that I thought we would see an increase of securities class action lawsuit filings following in the wake of regulatory investigations, especially bribery investigations. I also said […]
By Securities Docket on August 20, 2013, 8:38 am
When is a new hire on Wall Street scrutinized over possible bribery? Over the weekend, The New York Times reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission had opened an investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase had hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win business. The investigation is sending shudders through Wall […]
By Securities Docket on December 6, 2012, 5:11 pm
Rolls-Royce in talks with the Serious Fraud Office that could involve “the prosecution of individuals and of the company,” the British firm said.
By Securities Docket on September 20, 2012, 3:14 pm
Whistleblower sues Siemens for allegedly having “mercenaries” beat and torture him for reporting multimillion-dollar bribes to Argentine officials.
By Securities Docket on July 17, 2012, 1:20 pm
Judge denies competing motions from the insitutions seeking appointments as lead plaintiff.
By Securities Docket on July 11, 2012, 12:42 pm
BP reportedly facing SFO investigation relating to work the company has been involved with in Azerbaijan.