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Entries in Airbus (8)

Thursday
Nov022017

Airbus graft probe spreads to United States

Airbus Group SE, already under investigation in the UK and France for suspected corruption, said in a company release Tuesday that it found "inaccuracies in filings" made with the U.S. Department of State under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

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Tuesday
Oct242017

Susan Hawley: Is Airbus a repeat of the BAE-Al Yamamah fiasco?

The UK Serious Fraud Office has been investigating corruption allegations against Airbus subsidiary GPT on a Saudi contract overseen by the UK Military of Defense. The case has alarming similarities with the BAE-Al Yamamah case from a decade ago.

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Wednesday
May312017

Selva Ozelli: IRS joins fight against corruption in offset trade deals

Bill Steinman recently wrote a post for the FCPA Blog about compliance risks in offset obligations. I'd like to continue that discussion, this time with some information about international cooperation to clean up offset transactions, and how the U.S. Internal Revenue Service is playing a role.

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Friday
Mar172017

French authorities join Airbus bribery probe

Airbus Group SE said Thursday that French investigators have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption in the company's civil aviation business.

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Monday
Aug082016

SFO confirms Airbus bribe probe

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Monday it has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption in the civil aviation business of Airbus Group.

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Thursday
Dec042014

Germany probes Airbus for bribery

Prosecutors in Munich confirmed Wednesday that Airbus is under investigation for bribery connected with border security contracts in Romania and Saudi Arabia.

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Wednesday
Oct152014

Will GPT be the SFO's next BAE?

The Financial Times reported Friday that anti-corruption groups, (Global Witness, Transparency International and Corruption Watch) had written to the Prime Minister and the Director of the Serious Fraud Office raising concerns about the integrity of the SFO’s investigation into the sale by GPT Special Project Management, an Airbus subsidiary, of communications equipment to the Saudi National Guard.

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Thursday
Jul102014

SFO arrests four Airbus employees in Saudi Arabia bribe probe

Airbus Group NV said Wednesday the UK Serious Fraud Office questioned some of its employees as part of an investigation into possible corruption at a subsidiary.

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