Topic: Bribery

Consulting firm to pay $2.5 million for South African bribery

A research and consulting company reached a no admit, no deny settlement with the SEC resolving a probe into an alleged scheme to bribe public officials in exchange for government contracts.

30 May 2023

Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems face criminal complaint in India

India’s main anti-corruption agency has filed a criminal complaint against UK engineering company Rolls-Royce and defence contractor BAE Systems over alleged corruption in the sale of fighter jets to the country over a decade ago.

30 May 2023

DOJ’s self-disclosure policy seeing results, Polite says

The Department of Justice has seen a “shift in the frequency" of voluntary self-disclosures since rolling out policies incentivizing companies to come forwards with their misconduct.

24 May 2023

Leslie Caldwell is done with dogged lawyering

The former Criminal Division chief reflected on her career in interviews with GIR after retiring from the partnership at Latham & Watkins in late 2022.

23 May 2023

SFO settles with ex-Unaoil case controller over unfair dismissal

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has agreed a financial settlement with Tom Martin, a former case controller who an employment tribunal found was wrongfully fired from the agency.

23 May 2023

SFO drops probe into insurance broker

A London-based insurance broker said the SFO decided not to take action on an investigation into bribery in Ecuador, while the DOJ continues to investigate the matter.

18 May 2023

Switzerland to send confiscated funds to Peru in decades-old corruption case

Switzerland’s highest court has ruled to send $8.5 million to Peru after the South American country identified the funds as proceeds of corruption linked to an arms deal in the 1990s.

18 May 2023

Former NGO head gets a year in prison for bribing Marshallese officials

Cary Yan got credit for the 30 months he spent in custody after being arrested for bribing officials in the Marshall Islands.

17 May 2023

PNF announces corruption settlements with three companies

A Paris court has approved corporate settlements with a French waste company accused of “influence peddling” on a landfill project and two construction businesses for allegedly bribing public officials.

17 May 2023

Former Ecuador minister arrested on suspicion of bribery

16 May 2023

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