Region: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia expects to net over US$100 billion in corruption crack down

24 January 2018

Saudi Arabia releases 23 individuals held on corruption charges

09 January 2018

Dutch government accused of thwarting Ballast Nedam fraud probe

28 February 2017

Saudi Aramco says ex-employee accepted Embraer bribe in aircraft sale

31 October 2016

UK blocks access to information on alleged corrupt Saudi defence contract

A UK information tribunal has rejected a request by Private Eye for information on how the Ministry of Justice approved payments, which the UK magazine alleges were corrupt, on a £2 billion defence contract with the Saudi Arabian National Guard.

12 August 2015

Secret files reveal HSBC’s compliance battles

Bloomberg reported on 7 July that it had obtained internal documents from HSBC showing that in 2012 the bank's US managers fought with auditors to "discredit, deny, deflect and delay findings".

08 July 2015

Businesses in the Middle East and North Africa lack anti-bribery policies

Forty-eight per cent of large business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) lack anti-corruption and compliance policies, according to a survey on fraud by accountancy firm Ernst & Young.

24 June 2015

Fifa corruption scandal update

Fifa has hired Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner William Burck in Washington, DC, to represent it on the US corruption investigation into the world football governing body, according to The American Lawyer.

08 June 2015

Germany investigates alleged bribery at Airbus

Munich prosecutors have confirmed they are investigating the defence arm of aerospace company Airbus for alleged tax evasion and foreign bribery. The company’s premises and the homes of several employees were reportedly raided in October over alleged bribery connected to border security contracts in Romania and Saudi Arabia.

04 December 2014

Flir Systems employees settle FCPA charges

The SEC has fined two employees of US-based defence contractor Flir Systems US$70,000 to settle charges that they bribed Saudi Arabian government officials.

18 November 2014

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