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DoJ and SEC to fine Weatherford US$153 million

November 05, 2013, GIR

Oil and gas services company Weatherford International has agreed to pay US authorities US$153 million following an FCPA investigation, according to its quarterly report.

Deutsche Bank faces penalties in Japanese bribery investigation

November 05, 2013, GIR

Japanese police have arrested a Deutsche Bank employee after allegations emerged that one of the company’s sales departments may have bribed clients.

Israel’s anti-bribery enforcement a “worry”, says TRACE International president

November 04, 2013, GIR

Alexandra Wrage, the president of anti-corruption organisation Trace International, has criticised Israel’s failure to enforce laws preventing bribery of foreign officials.

First follow-on shots fired in "massive" DoJ Forex investigation

November 04, 2013, GIR

A pension fund in Massachusetts has filed suit on behalf of a vast class of investors claiming that the world’s biggest banks conspired to rig international foreign exchange rates, just days after the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division confirmed it is investigating alleged foul play in the $5 trillion-a-day market.