Region: Kuwait

Report: SFO Petrofac investigation looking at alleged bribery in nine countries

21 June 2021

Swedish Ericsson probe closing in on former employees

Sweden is investigating alleged bribery by former Ericsson employees in Djibouti and two other countries, a local prosecutor told GIR in an interview.

12 May 2021

UK arrests ex-chief of Kuwaiti social security fund

07 April 2017

Louis Berger fined US$17.1 million for bribing officials

US construction company Louis Berger International agreed to pay US$17.1 million in a deferred prosecution agreement with the US Department of Justice to settle charges that it bribed officials in India, Vietnam and Kuwait to secure government contracts, the agency said in a statement on 17 July.

20 July 2015

IAP reaches US$7 million FCPA settlement with the DoJ

US defence company IAP Worldwide Services (IAP) has agreed to pay US$7.1 million as part of a non-prosecution agreement with the DoJ to settle FCPA charges, the authority said in a statement on 16 June.

19 June 2015

IAP agrees US$7 million FCPA settlement with DoJ

American defence company IAP Worldwide Services (IAP) has accepted responsibility and agreed to pay the US government US$7.1 million for bribing Kuwaiti officials to win a contract for a government security project.

17 June 2015

Kuwait PM challenged over corruption allegations

Three Kuwait MPs have challenged the country’s prime minister to respond to allegations that he bribed lawmakers, according to local news reports. The prime minister Jaber Mubarak Al Sabah, a senior member of the Kuwait's ruling family, could be dismissed if the allegations lead to a vote of no confidence in parliament.

25 April 2014

Kuwait authorities increase cooperation to fight corruption

Kuwait's Public Anti-Corruption Authority said it is looking to cooperate with the country's Audit Bureau, which protects and traces the use of public funds, to fight corruption and breaches of administrative and financial laws, according to a local report.

23 April 2014

Kuwait fines bank chair for insider trading

Kuwait’s Court of First Instance has fined Al Ahli Bank chair Ahmed Yousef Behbehani 1.5 million dinars (US$5.3 million) for alleged insider trading, according to a statement by the bank to Kuwait’s stock exchange.

04 March 2014

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