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VimpelCom reaches “prospective” foreign bribery settlement

By Marieke Breijer

17 February 2016

VimpelCom reaches “prospective” foreign bribery settlement VimpelCom is alleged to have bribed Gulnara Karimova (pictured) in exchange for contracts (Credit: World Economic Forum - by Nader Daoud via flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0))

Russian telecoms company VimpelCom has reached a tentative settlement with the DOJ, the SEC, and the Netherlands’ Public Prosecutor’s office, in which it acknowledges certain foreign bribery violations.