The Jakarta Globe said they were arrested by the KPK while receiving $15,000 cash in a parking lot from a defendant in another corruption case. All three are now detained.
Yanzhong starts his piece by recounting an April China Central Television report on the alarmingly lax practices of many Chinese suppliers of preserved fruit. This may sound familiar to regular readers of the China Compliance Digest
Prague to Perth is more than 15 hours of flying time. Stops in Hong Kong to break up the trip are common, and for some people, necessary. But don't say that to the SEC.
It's hard to blame others when you've already pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison. But Garth Peterson gave it a try in an interview Friday with CNBC.
Peterson was Morgan Stanley's former managing director for real estate in China.
In Argentina this week, the first-ever trial of a former president opened, fascinating the public and lifting the profile of the fight against corruption across Latin America.
Fernando de la Rua, left, is accused of "aggravated active bribery" and "misappropriation of public funds."
In Foshan City (Guangdong Province), Shengjian Engineering Supervision Co Ltd owner Qiu Huiqiang was charged in court with spending more than $156,000 from 1999-2011 to bribe civil servants from the Foshan Roads Authority, Traffic Investment Management Department and Traffic Development Construction Center in order to secure contracts for traffic project supervision.
Morgan Stanley's former managing director for real estate in China was sentenced Thursday to nine months in federal prison.
Garth Peterson, 43, pleaded guilty in April to a one-count criminal information
Oracle Corporation on Thursday agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty to the SEC to settle FCPA charges arising from a slush fund in India used to pay bribes.
The SEC said California-based Oracle 'failed to prevent a subsidiary from secretly setting aside money off the company's books that was eventually used to make unauthorized payments to phony vendors in India.'
Released today by the World Bank:
As the Sanctions Board's workload continues to grow, our Secretariat's staffing needs are growing too.
We have two Extended-Term Consultant openings: one at the senior counsel level (ETC3) and one at the counsel level (ETC2). The senior position requires 8-15 years of prior work experience as a qualified attorney. The junior position requires 5-8 years.
Corruption and inefficiency within China's medical system have contributed, some say, to the recent steep rise in patient-perpetrated violence at public hospitals.
Authorities are apparently aiming to quell public anger with a set of comprehensive medical reforms currently being tried in several of China's top-tier cities such as Beijing and Shenzhen.
[Editor's note: Jessica Tillipman of the George Washington University Law School asked her fellow FCPA Blog editors for recommendations of anti-corruption, compliance, and enforcement sites. The responses became yesterday's post. She also sent around her own list, and graciously permitted the FCPA Blog to publish it. It appears below. -- rlc]