An Australian executive who once served as CEO of state-owned Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) was jailed Tuesday in the UK for 16 months.
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Ernst & Young just issued its 13th Global Fraud Survey. It shows regulators aggressively pursuing financial fraud and bribery cases, and expressing increasing concern over cyber risks.
Parental controls: Anti-corruption compliance programs for joint ventures, subsidiaries and franchisees (Part 8)
Over the course of the prior posts in this series, we examined various approaches to what we call "parental controls," meaning compliance measures aimed at joint ventures and other affiliated entities that a company might employ. In this final post, we will review a few FCPA prosecutions to issue a note of caution.
Lawyers for billionaire Victor Dahdaleh from Washington, D.C. litigation powerhouse Williams & Connolly have struck back at Bahrain's Alba and its American attorneys.
Munich-based Siemens, the focus of an ongoing bribery probe in Brazil, is questioning if a new anti-corruption law that will take effect in Brazil on January 28 will work as intended. The company says the law could actually encourage graft among the very persons charged with enforcing it.
As part of its $354 million settlement this week, Alcoa agreed to pay the third biggest disgorgement in FCPA history -- $161 million.